Jean-Fraçois Copé

Ally of new UMP boss calls for fresh leadership vote

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Country's main conservative party edges closer to resolving crisis as former minister backs calls for new poll to pick a leader.

Fillon demands recount of UMP leadership ballot

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Former French PM François Fillon demands a recount of elections he narrowly lost for leadership of conservative UMP party, which was at an 'impasse'.