What the French elections mean for Brexit

As the French go to the polls the Telegraph's Europe editor Peter Foster explains why the french election results will have decisive impact on the UK's Brexit negotiations.

After the surprise of Britain's Brexit referendum and the election of US president Donald Trump, the identities of the two candidates who will progress to the May 7 runoff after the first-round ballot remains unclear.

French elections polling - who is most honest?

The result will not just have a impact on the EU's political development but will have serious ramifications for the UK's Brexit negotiations.

 

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