Benoît Hamon wins second round to become French Socialist presidential nominee

Benoît Hamon has won the second round of France’s left wing primary and becomes the Socialist Party’s presidential nominee. The

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France’s left hopes for bigger turnout as vote between Valls and Hamon begins

The second round of the primary on the left takes place on Sunday. The ballot must decide between Benoît Hamon

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French Socialist Valls keeps door open to backing Macron for presidency

French Socialist presidential hopeful Manuel Valls distanced himself from his main rival for his party’s presidential ticket on Friday and

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Manuel Valls hopes to be the ‘realist’ of France’s left

France’s former Prime Minister Manuel Valls, relegated to underdog in the race for the Socialists’ presidential nomination, is banking on

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Early polls after final TV debate point to Hamon as Socialist winner 

Hardline French Socialist Benoit Hamon was seen as more convincing in a television debate on Wednesday with ex-Prime Minister Manuel

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Hamon and Valls hold final debate ahead of Sunday’s primary

Socialist presidential hopeful Benoît Hamon’s idealist vision for France squared off against calls for pragmatism from former prime minister Manuel

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Valls angered by Hamon’s namecheck of Jeremy Corbyn

As the divided French Socialist party this week chooses between a radical leftwing outsider and a centre-left former prime minister

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What we learnt from the first round of the Socialist Primary

The first round of the primaries of the primary left, organised by the Socialist Party and its allies to designate

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France Socialist Party candidates Valls, Hamon to compete in run-off

The contest for the leadership of the Socialist Party will go to a run-off next week between former French Prime

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French Socialists heads to primaries in sorry state 

France’s president goes to the theater instead of watching his own party’s primary debate. His former prime minister ducks a blow

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