Odds against conservative challenger as Paris vote looms


Former environment minister Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet trails in polls to socialist rival Anne Hidalgo in battle to be mayor of French capital.

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Trailing her Socialist rival in the polls, France’s main conservative candidate to become mayor of Paris addressed a subdued meeting in the city’s 14th arrondissement (district) on Thursday, where she is also standing to become mayor, reports FRANCE 24.