European elections: Macron fights to contain far-right in EU poll

French presidents rarely publicly campaign in European elections but Macron is breaking with tradition. He says Europe is in crisis and he is fighting to save it.

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    Twenty-eight countries are taking part in the European Parliament elections which begin on Thursday.

    In a break from tradition, the French president has gone on the campaign trail.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Paris.


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