Monday, November 28, 2016

French Left 'facing collective suicide' in presidential elections in wake of centre-Right primary

The French Left is facing "collective suicide" if prime minister Manuel Valls runs against his boss François Hollande in Socialist presidential primaries, the party's spokesman warned on Monday.

With the French Right settled on its candidate in next spring's presidential election after François Fillon's landslide victory on Sunday over Alain Juppé, the Left was openly feuding on Monday as to whom should be its standard-bearer ....