It's a historic defeat for France's ruling establishment, as Socialist Benoit Hamon and conservative Francois Fillon get knocked out of the race.
After weeks of speculation, former Socialist Prime Minister Manual Valls has said he will vote for Emmanuel Macron in France’s forthcoming presidential election.
Former Socialist prime minister Manuel Valls is the latest to turn his back on his own party and lend his support to centrist Emmanuel Macron, the favourite presidential candidate.
Two giant rallies in Paris have pitted the far-left against the centre-left, which is currently in government.
The race to become France’s next president has officially begun after the definitive list of candidates was published.
France’s socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon has insisted he is a fighter despite persistently poor poll ratings only weeks before the country’s presidential…