Jean-Luc Mélenchon

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New French PM vows to nationalise EDF and tackle cost of living crisis
In speech to divided parliament, Élisabeth Borne tries to court opposition parties to avoid deadlock

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

06, Jul, 2022 @6:20 PM

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Macron holds talks with opposition over French parliamentary majority
President seeking consensus with groups including far right after failing to control Assemblée Nationale

Kim Willsher in Paris

21, Jun, 2022 @5:57 PM

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France: parties reject Mélenchon’s call to form opposition bloc
Hard-left leader and heads of other parties invited to talks with Macron over stalemate, says presidential source

Kim Willsher in Paris

20, Jun, 2022 @7:16 PM

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The Guardian view on Macron’s bad night: a rocky road ahead | Editorial
Editorial: A remarkable parliamentary election has transformed the political landscape

Editorial

20, Jun, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Five takeaways from the French elections – and what could happen next
It was a bad night for the president and a triumphant one for the far right. How long until a return to the polls?

Jon Henley in Paris

20, Jun, 2022 @12:40 PM

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French PM under pressure after Macron’s alliance loses absolute majority
Élisabeth Borne faces calls to resign after legislative election result throws French politics into turmoil

Kim Willsher and Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

20, Jun, 2022 @10:17 AM

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Macron’s centrist grouping loses absolute majority in parliament
Gains by new French left alliance and historic surge by far right cast uncertainty over Macron’s second term

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

20, Jun, 2022 @6:59 AM

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Mélenchon’s lesson to the left: less socialism, more social democracy | Paolo Gerbaudo
From the leader of France’s Nupes coalition to Bernie Sanders, radical left firebands are shifting their focus and style, says King’s College London’s Paolo Gerbaudo

Paolo Gerbaudo

15, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Macron’s centrists could lose control as leftwingers rise in parliament election
President faces a messy scramble if he cannot achieve absolute majority in second round of elections

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

13, Jun, 2022 @6:03 PM

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Emmanuel Macron’s coalition level with new leftwing group in French elections
President’s Ensemble alliance is projected to take 25.2% of the vote with Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s Nupes slightly ahead on 25.6%

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

13, Jun, 2022 @10:57 AM

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France votes in parliament elections with fate of Macron’s ideas at stake
President’s centrists face challenge from historic leftwing alliance, while far right aims for greater visibility

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

12, Jun, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Radical left threatens to hamstring Emmanuel Macron in French election
Analysis: The president could be forced to cohabit with his most fervent opponent, Jean-Luc Mélenchon

Kim Willsher

12, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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