Le Pen and Macron trade barbs amid May Day clashes

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It’s the final countdown to round two of the presidential election and the two candidates are scrambling to convince undecided voters. Choosing not to attend a traditional wreath-laying ceremony in honour of Joan of Arc, Marine Le Pen held a rally in the working-class suburb of Villepinte and accused her rival of being the ‘candidate of continuity.’ Emmanuel Macron, meanwhile, urged all democrats to back him on May 7. We finish by comparing the two candidates’ proposals to tackle unemployment.

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