24 Apr 2022

Presidential election choice between two visions of France, says author

Europe Editor and Presenter

The polls in Paris are due to close at 20:00 BST and everyone is poised for the early exit results to find out who has won this hotly contested election – Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen – an election which has exposed bitter divisions in the country.

We were joined by author Jad Zahab, whose books explore the notions of democracy and social division in modern France.