French centrist rivals announce electoral alliance


Former fierce rivals François Bayrou and Jean-Louis Borloo create 'L'Alternative' movement to fight municipal and European elections next year.

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In Texas, it is said, there is nothing in the middle of the road except yellow lines and dead armadillos. In France, the political middle ground is more like a giant amoeba: constantly splitting and re-forming and splitting once again, reports The Independent.