You are here

Macron win shows up governability gap in France

The success of his presidency rests significantly on next month's legislative elections.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 05:50

BT_20170509_NEWMACRON_2876880.jpg
At 39, Mr Macron is the youngest president by far in the Fifth Republic, and his new political movement - En Marche! (Forward!) - currently has no seats in the legislature which is presently dominated by Socialists and Republicans. 

London

EMMANUEL Macron, the independent, centrist candidate, was elected on Sunday as the eighth president of France's almost six-decade-old Fifth Republic.  While there is significant relief, in many quarters, that he decisively beat far right contender Marine Le Pen, the country is in

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

Nespresso
Pair your daily business read with the perfect cup of espresso.

Subscribe to The Business Times today to receive your very own Nespresso Inissia coffee machine worth $188.

Find out more at btsub.sg/btdeal

Powered by GET.comGetCom