Emmanuel Macron, to French voters: Picking me also means picking my wife

The Financial Times reports that Emmanuel Macron makes one point clear on the campaign trail: A vote to put him in the Elysee Palace also means putting his wife in power.

Throughout Mr Macron’s remarkable rise to presidential favourite, his relationship with his wife — which started when he was a schoolboy and she was a teacher — has captivated France and helped him to raise his profile. “She is my best friend,” Mr Macron told Vanity Fair this month. Ms Trogneux, 24 years older than her husband, says she is “president of his fan club”.

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