Far-right National Rally leads France's snap poll, left comes second ahead of Macron's camp

France’s high-stakes parliamentary elections propelled the far-right National Rally to a strong but not decisive lead in the first-round vote on Sunday, said pollster Ipsos Talan, dealing another slap to centrist President Emmanuel Macron. The leftist union New Popular Front was projected to come in second place while Macron's centrist alliance languished in third. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

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