Macron's first year: French divided over 'president of the rich'

Twelve months on, public opinion in France is divided on the country's youngest president.

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    It has been one year since Emmanuel Macron won the French election.

    Twelve months on, public opinion is divided on the country's youngest president.

    His opponents call him the "president of the rich".

    But, others believe he is reviving France's fortunes, growing its economy and raising its standing in the world.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Paris.


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