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# En Marche

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Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters
Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.
Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)
Marine Le Pen’s National Front, meanwhile, had a disappointing result.
'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election
The French press, however, are focusing on the low turnout for yesterday’s election.
French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority
Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president
‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’
'Tonight, France won': Macron defeats Le Pen to become the new French president
World leaders, including Taoiseach Enda Kenny, have hailed the result.