The French National Assembly

The French National Assembly is one of two chambers, together with the Senate, which make up the country’s parliament. It has been based since 1798 at the Palais Bourbon, a former palace on the left bank of the River Seine, opposite Place de la Concorde.VIDEOGRAPHICS

UK’s Labour Party going into election stronger than expected

Britain’s Labour Party and their leader Jeremy Corbyn went into the General Election with a polling deficit of around 20 points, but after a stronger than expected campaign the party has closed much of the gap ahead of Thursday’s vote.