Sarkozy renames UMP party 'The Républicains' in bid for fresh start

Members of the scandal-hit right-wing party overwhelmingly voted in favour of renaming their political movement 'Les Républicains'.

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Members of the right-wing Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favour of renaming their political camp The Républicains as they tried to put a series of scandals behind them, reports FRANCE 24.