Emmanuel Macron

Macron, Fillon, Le Pen … Découvrez leurs chanteurs préférés

Barbara, Sting, Gilbert Bécaud… Le JDD a interrogé les politiques en lice pour la présidentielle sur leurs goûts musicaux. Découvrez leurs réponses, parfois surprenantes. Derrière chaque politique se cacherait-donc un mélomane? C’est en tout cas ce que semble suggérer l’hebdomadaire Le JDD, qui dévoile ce dimanche 26 mars les préférences musicales des différents candidats à […]






Benoit Hamon – the ‘French Jeremy Corbyn’ – goes from underdog to Socialist runner

Benoit Hamon, who was a surprise winner of the French Socialists presidential primary on Sunday, was the furthest to the left of the top three contenders. Benoit Hamon, who clinched the presidential nomination for the French Socialist party on Sunday, believes his bold economic and environmental ideas can revitalise the left — without scaring off […]






Benoît Hamon

France: Benoît Hamon wins Socialist presidential candidacy

Benoit Hamon will be the French Socialist Party’s candidate for April’s presidential election. He beat ex-prime minister Manuel Valls in the vote on Sunday, partial results showed. Former education minister Mr Hamon was dismissed from current French President Francois Hollande’s government for criticising a pro-business shift in policy. He won 58.65 % of the vote, […]






French Socialist primaries down to final two candidates in ‘battle for the left’

France held the first round of its left-wing presidential primary on Sunday, with former education minister and Socialist “rebel” Benoît Hamon coming in first with roughly 36% of the vote. Former prime minister Manuel Valls came in second, with around 31%. Nearly 2 million voters participated. Manuel Valls’ headquarters at the Maison de l’Amérique Latine […]