Macron, Le Pen clash in bad-tempered TV election showdown

Le Pen played up Macron's background as investment banker while he accused her of not having solutions to issues such as unemployment.

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Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron clashed over their vision of France's future and ways of handling terrorism in an ill-tempered televised debate on Wednesday ahead of Sunday's run-off vote for the presidency, reports Reuters.