Ex-candidate Hamon quits France's Socialist Party to start new movement

Defeated presidential candidate Benoît Hamon announces plans to establish a new 'First of July movement' aimed at rebuilding ailing Left.

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France's failed Socialist presidential candidate Benoît Hamon on Saturday announced his departure from the crisis-hit party to establish a new "First of July movement" aimed at rebuilding the ailing left, reports Yahoo! News.