Poll finds Macron 'most popular' French politician


As campaigning for next year's presidential elections approaches, an opinion survey finds centrist former economy minister Emmanuel Macron is most popular of French politicians, ahead of conservative presidential candidate François Fillon.

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Centrist former minister Emmanuel Macron is for the first time more popular than his conservative rival for the French presidency, François Fillon, according to an Odoxa poll of approval ratings for L'Express magazine and France Inter, reports Reuters.