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French leftwing coalition challenges Macron in parliament elections


French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance was in danger of falling short of a majority after a first round of parliamentary elections on Sunday that saw a surge in support for a new leftwing coalition. Macron's "Ensemble" (Together) alliance ran neck-and-neck with the leftwing NUPES grouping in Sunday's first round, with both scoring around 25-26 percent of the popular vote.

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