France

Appetite for change

Print edition : May 26, 2017

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron addresses voters at a meeting in Paris on May 1. He faces Marine Le Pen of the National Front in the final round of the presidential elections on May 7. Photo: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images

Marine Le Pen with her supporters at an election rally on May 1, in Villepinte. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

A traditional May Day march in Marseilles. Photo: JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS

The upheaval at the French presidential election is likely to continue into the elections to the National Assembly, and this may present new opportunities for the Left.
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