Campaigning Macron pledges shift to Green policies if re-elected

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Eyeing a Green and leftwing electorate wose candidates were eliminated in the first round of voting in France's presidential elections, Emmanuel Macron, seeking re-election in a final round against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen next weekend, on Saturday pledged that, if re-elected, he will make France 'the first major nation to abandon gas, oil and coal' and increase investment in renewable energies. 

The law-and-order bandwagon dominating France's regional elections


Law and order has become the major issue in campaigning by rightwing candidates in France’s regional council elections to be held in June, in which “security” is the watchword on posters, in soundbites and at public meetings. In fact, regional councils have no authority over policing policies, which is the responsibility of the state. Ilyes Ramdani reports.