Advertising Console

    French conservatives in chaos

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    France's Conservative opposition is edging towards a split after its disputed leadership election.

    Jean-Francois Copay, a right-wing supporter of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, has been declared the winner of the vote within the UMP. But his opponent wants a re-run because of alleged irregularities.

    Jacky Rowland reports from Paris