Macron asks Gabriel Attal to remain as prime minister 'for time being'

France's President Emmanuel Macron on Monday asked Prime Minister Gabriel Attal to remain in his post "for the time being to ensure the stability of the country", the presidency said

However, the NFP (Nouveau Front Populaire)

leaders, buoyed by their success, have pledged to nominate a prime ministerial candidate this week. Follow our liveblog for updates over the day.

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