France regional elections: National Front defeated

  • In the second round of elections, France’s National Front has not won a single region. As per media reports, the party, which was leading in six out of the 13 regions in the first round of voting held on December 6, was pushed to the third place. Centre-right Republicans, led by Nicolas Sarkozy, finished ahead of the Socialists. Marine Le Pen, leader of National Front, accepted defeat.