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Polls open in France for presidential run-off vote

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Voting stations opened in mainland France on Sunday for the presidential run-off vote between centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron and his far-right challenger Marine Le Pen, with preliminary results set to be posted starting at 8:00 pm (1800 GMT).

Opinion polls suggest that Macron has a solid lead, but analysts have cautioned that low turnout could sway the outcome in either direction.

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Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a French state-owned international news agency based in Paris. It is the world's oldest news agency, having been founded in 1835 as Havas.

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