The 5 key problems facing the new French President Macron
Macron faces problems of political polarisation, economic crisis and mass opposition to his policies
EMMANUEL MACRON has won the French Presidency, defeating his second round far right opponent Marine Le Pen by 66 to 34 per cent.
However, the country is slipping deeper into a crisis of economic decline and political polarisation, marked by mass street movements.
CommonSpace looks at the major obstacles now faced by Macron.
1. The French crisis