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Macron rejects calls for greater autonomy in Corsica

Latest update : 2018-02-08

By Molly HALL , Marc PERELMAN

Emmanuel Macron makes a tense trip to Corsica. The French president rejects calls for increased autonomy by the island's nationalist leaders. Also, Macron's party loses two by-elections. The conservative party comes out on top in its first ray of sunshine since being trounced in last year's elections. Plus after labour law and education reform, the government sets its sights on another major issue: trimming France's massive public sector.