France election 2017: Joblessness feeds extreme politics in north

The first round of France's presidential election will take place on Sunday. With youth unemployment at around 60 percent, the industrial town of Denain is among the poorest in the country.

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    The first round of France's presidential election will take place on Sunday.

    With youth unemployment at around 60 percent, the industrial town of Denain is among the poorest in the country.

    Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull finds out how youngsters there feel about the forthcoming election.


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