Emmanuel Macron's prime minister survives a vote of no confidence, despite an unusual alliance of left and far right.
Emmanuel Macron has suffered a major setback in France's parliamentary election, but he and his party are not without reserves of strength.
Four results with conflicting lessons, in Australia, France, Spain and Colombia.
The marathon French election year reaches a climax on Sunday with the choice of a parliament that will sustain – or not – president Macron's government.
France's president is by no means assured of a parliamentary majority, but voters may opt for stability rather than divided counsel.
France's new prime minister represents a tilt towards the left, but the president still seems determined to occupy the middle ground.
France's notoriously fractious left-of-centre parties have found a new unity to contest the legislative election, but there are some disturbing implications.
France re-elects its centrist president with a comfortable majority, but still has to decide how much legislative power to entrust him with.
Election results and a preview of future blogging on East Timor, Slovenia and France.
The re-election of Emmanuel Macron will not solve the problems of France's political system, but it is a necessary first step.