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In their first month in power France's historic crop of new far-right mayors have not been afraid to court controversy by introducing a range of measures that have provoked anger among their critics, as well as approval among their voters. Here are the 'highlights'.

France's crop of 14 far-right mayors have busy been during their inaugural month in office.

March's historic local election victories for 11 National Front mayors guaranteed some changes were coming and those elected into Town Halls have wasted no time.


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