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French presidential race: Macron clashes with Le Pen over Islamic veil ban


On April 24, Marine Le Pen will seek to cause the greatest upset in modern French political history by defeating Emmanuel Macron in a run-off in presidential elections. The incumbent is still the favorite but by a narrower margin than in their last duel in 2017. Our campaign commentator Angela Diffley explains the candidates' latest clash over Le Pen's ban women from wearing the Islamic headscarf in public.

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