Macron dissolves parliament as French far right makes crushing gains in EU elections

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday announced he was dissolving the lower house of parliament and called for new legislative elections after projected results showed his camp losing heavily to the far-right National Rally party in the European elections. Read our liveblog to see how all the day's events unfolded.

View the projections and final results of the elections on our dedicated page.

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