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Elections 04-05-2022

French Socialist Party in disarray after joining new Left alliance

France's Socialist Party has joined the New Popular Ecological and Social Union formed by Jean-Luc Mélenchon's La France Insoumise ahead of the legislative elections in June but the news has not been well-received by all. EURACTIV France reports.
04-05-2022

France’s new united Left says climate more important than EU rules

Ecological planning and a "golden climate rule" that aims to establish environmental primacy over EU law are key to the programme of France's new Green-Left Union spearheaded by Jean-Luc Mélenchon's La France Insoumise. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 03-05-2022

French Greens defend pact with Mélenchon’s party ahead of legislatives

Ahead of France's upcoming June legislative elections, the Greens have found themselves defending their new partnership with Jean-Luc Mélenchon's party amid accusations that it is compromising when it comes to the EU. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 02-05-2022

Radical left and Greens agree ‘exceptional’ electoral pact in France

Europe Ecologie Les Verts (EELV) and Jean Luc Mélenchon's La France Insoumise have reached on Sunday an agreement setting up a joint programme and a sharing of electoral districts for the legislative elections.
Elections 27-04-2022

French Left split over union centred around Mélenchon

Negotiations over uniting the French left ahead of the legislative elections in June are underway but senior officials of the parties involved are split over calls to rally behind radical-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 25-04-2022

Challenges already loom after Macron’s reelection

With the ongoing French EU Council presidency and the upcoming parliamentary elections, Emmanuel Macron will enjoy no grace period at the start of his second mandate. The opposition in France, both on the left and the right, is more determined than ever to strip the newly re-elected president of his majority in parliament.