opinion poll

Poll shows Macron's ratings dip following July scandal

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The results of an Ifop opinion poll published on Sunday show French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity rating as falling to 39 percent of those questioned, one percentage point down from a similar Ifop survey in June, apparently as the result of his handling of the scandal surroung his disgraced security aide who beat up a man during May Day disturbances while wearing police insignia.

Opinion polls find Macron losing his shine

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The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron, whose first months in power were marked by glowing media coverage of his appearances on the world stage, has tumbled by ten percent in latest opinion poll ratings in France as he prepares to enact sweeping national budget cuts and structural reforms.

Poll finds Sarkozy presidential rival Juppé to be winner of TV debate

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An opinion survey following Thursday's live TV debate between the seven rivals to become France's conservative opposition party's candidate in next year's presidential elections gave former prime minister Alain Juppé a significant lead over second-placed Nicolas Sarkozy.

Poll gives far-right victory in French socialist bastion in December elections

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Opinion survey finds Front National party will win Nord-Pas-de-Calais in north-east France from the socialists in year-end regional elections.

UK opinion poll finds majority favour sending army to Calais to contain migrants

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The survey followed PM Cameron's talk of a 'swarm' of migrants while his FM warned of 'marauding' migrants threatening living standards.

Hollande, Valls slip back in opinion poll ratings

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Approval ratings for the French president slipped to 24%, and 46% for his prime minister, denting their sharp rise after the Paris terror attacks.

French poll finds more than 40% oppose publication of Prophet cartoons

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The poll, published Sunday, also found half of those questioned were for limits on free opions expressed online and on social media.

French opinion survey rates Strauss-Kahn better leader than Hollande

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The poll shows most find the disgraced former IMF chief more competent than both François Hollande and his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy.

Government gaffes up pressure on Hollande for reshuffle

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Latest opinion survey shows deep discontent from supporters of all political camps, with a majority in favour of policy change or cabinet reshuffle.

Poll suggests French negative views of Islam widen

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An opinion poll for French daily Le Figaro found a majority of respondents believed Islam had too great an influence in France.