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Far-right French presidential candidate found guilty of racist hate speech

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A French court has found the far-right presidential candidate Éric Zemmour guilty of racist hate speech for a tirade against unaccompanied child migrants. Zemmour drew widespread outrage in September 2020 when he told...

Ex-minister Taubira considers French election run as left’s ‘unity candidate’

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Christiane Taubira, the former justice minister and leading figure on the French left, has said she is considering running for president in the spring and will announce a final decision next month. In a video posted o...

Anne Hidalgo renews call for French left to choose one presidential candidate

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Anne Hidalgo, the French Socialist presidential candidate, has repeated her plea for her leftwing rivals to unite, saying the left risked collapsing amid the alarming rise of the far-right. “We’re at a critical moment...

Far-right French presidential candidate put in headlock by protester – video

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The far-right French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour appeared to be put in a headlock by a protester at his first campaign, days after he formally declared his candidacy in a video highlighting his anti-migrant an...

Far-right French presidential candidate put in headlock by protester at rally

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The far-right French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour appeared to be put in a headlock by a protester at his first campaign, a few days after he formally declared his candidacy in a video highlighting his anti-migr...

‘The right is back’: Gaullists pick female candidate Valérie Pécresse to take on Macron

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France’s rightwing opposition party has chosen a female candidate for next year’s presidential election for the first time in its history. Valérie Pécresse emerged victorious after two rounds of voting by members of L...

Ties that bind: Missouri Senate candidate hopes Trump notices neckwear

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Senate candidates endorsed by Donald Trump have struggled of late, from Sean Parnell’s withdrawal in Pennsylvania while denying allegations of domestic abuse to the former NFL star Herschel Walker angering party leade...

Australia named ‘preferred candidate’ to host 2027 Rugby World Cup

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Australia has been given an effective green light to stage the 2027 men’s Rugby World Cup after being listed by the governing body as the “preferred candidate” to host the global tournament. In a new approach to the h...

‘Don’t sit this one out’: Obama stumps for Virginia governor candidate Terry McAuliffe

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Barack Obama vehemently warned Virginia voters on Saturday against any complacency that what was now a “blue” state would stay that way, as he spoke at a rally to support Terry McAuliffe in the tightening race for gov...

Chile far-right candidate rides anti-migrant wave in presidential poll

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Hopes for a more progressive Chile have been dealt a blow as a far-right candidate surges in opinion polls ahead of the first presidential election since massive demonstrations against inequality erupted in 2019. A m...

Germany: centre-left candidate ‘eager to govern with Greens’

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The centre-left frontrunner to replace Angela Merkel emphasised his eagerness to form a government with the Greens in the last TV debate before next Sunday’s German elections, as the ecological party’s candidate came ...

Union candidate warns Keir Starmer not to ditch leftwing policies

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One of the leading candidates to run Labour’s most generous union donor has warned Keir Starmer against any attempt to abandon the leftwing pledges he endorsed at the start of his leadership. With thousands of Unite m...

Female candidate to lead Unite union faced ‘disgraceful abuse’

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The only woman running to be the next leader of the powerful Unite union has revealed that she received “disgraceful” online abuse for refusing to stand aside for two more prominent male rivals. Sharon Graham, who has...

Leftwing rivals in Unite leadership race fail to agree unity candidate

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The contest to become the next leader of the Unite union is set for another twist after three leftwing rivals for the position failed to agree upon a unity candidate. Sharon Graham, the only female candidate, has told...

Centre-left Unite union leadership candidate through to final ballot

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The race to succeed Len McCluskey as the leader of Unite the union is expected to become increasingly tense after the centre-left candidate Gerard Coyne disclosed to the Guardian that he has won enough nominations to ...

Iran election candidate threatens to try rival for treason during TV debate

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Iran’s presidential election candidates have engaged in a fiery and bruising first television debate, during which one promised to put another, the former governor of the central bank, on trial for treason and ban him...

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