The clear victor in France’s Socialist primary, Benoît Hamon represents the left fringe of his divided party. Fearing a decline into eternal opposition and irrelevance, some Socialist MPs will instead back Emmanuel Macron. EURACTIV France reports.
The sale of three small Italian banks, rescued in 2015, to bigger rival UBI has been delayed by at least a week at the request of the European Commission, three sources close to the matter have told Reuters.
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