Snap election, resignations and the far right: fallout from the EU elections – video report

Emmaneul Macron stunned politicians and the public by announcing a snap general election after the far-right National Rally party won about 32% of the French vote. The shock decision could hand major political power to the far right after years on the sidelines. But it wasn’t just in France that the far right was celebrating. In Germany and Austria, parties on the populist right made stunning gains. Despite that, the pro-European centre appeared to have held in a set of results likely to complicate EU lawmaking

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