Macron refuses Attal’s resignation, asks French PM to stay on temporarily for ‘stability’

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday asked Prime Minister Gabriel Attal to remain temporarily in office after the government’s political camp lost its majority in high-stakes legislative elections. The leftist New Popular Front (NFP) coalition won the most parliamentary seats, but failed to win an absolute majority in the National Assembly. France faces political uncertainty as the country awaits a new government just weeks before Paris hosts the Olympic Games. Read our live blog to see how all the day's events unfolded.

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