French Senate vote: Macron's En Marche! disappoints as conservatives retain majority
France's conservative Republicans have consolidated their majority and even won a few more seats in this year's Senate elections, according to preliminary results. Macron's En Marche! has reportedly only come in third.
Inside Europe: Behind the mask in Minsk
In recognition of Belarus’ role in mediating the Ukrainian war, the EU lifted economic sanctions against it. But the West is still reluctant to have political links with the country’s president Alexander Lukashenko who the opposition accuses of human rights abuses. The hounding of dissidents continues despite Lukashenko’s verbal commitment to maintaining democratic standards.Julian Berner reports.