France votes for centre-right candidate - and perhaps next president


Opinion polls show François Fillon, a social conservative, as the clear favourite after he easily eclipsed his centrist rival Alain Juppé last week.

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Former prime ministers François Fillon and Alain Juppé go head-to-head on Sunday in a runoff vote for France's center-right presidential nomination, with the winner likely to face a showdown against a resurgent far-right in next year's election, reports Reuters.