Fiery centrist to take on Socialist for Paris mayor

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The opposition UMP have chosen tough-talking moderate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet as their candidate in the Paris mayoral election in 2014.

Fake votes mar France’s first electronic election

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An “online primary” claimed as “fraud-proof” has been found vulnerable to multiple and fake voting, exposing UMP party to more ridicule.