PARIS (Reuters) - Fewer French voters believe centrist Emmanuel Macron got off to a good start in the last lap of France's presidential election than far right leader Marine Le Pen, a poll showed on Thursday.
Marine Le Pen has urged dithering supporters of the hard-left “Unsubmissive France” not to “submit” to Emmanuel Macron, attempting to portray her rival for the French presidency as the embodiment of the “neoliberal” capitalism they abhor.
Macron faces Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency.
Emmanuel Macron isn’t just fighting a neo-fascist in his race for the French presidency. He’s battling some of Vladimir Putin’s most savvy hackers, too. Here’s how Macron is hitting back.
MONDAY was a day when, in the latest jargon, the markets went "risk on". Equities rose, the spread between the yields of French and German bonds narrowed and the euro rebounded. The reason was the first round of the French presidential election.
French President Francois Hollande will pay tribute to Xavier Jugele.
If Emmanuel Macron defeats far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in May’s showdown for the French presidency, the country will have perhaps its most unexpected first lady ever. Macron’s wife, Brigitte Trogneux, was his drama teacher in high school and is 25 years his senior. He’s 39, she’s 64. The front-runner was just 16 when he […]
From CNBC: Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Though Macron, 39, is a comparative...Show More Summary
Marine Le Pen said she’s stepping aside as leader of far-right National Front party as she seeks French presidency in order to “unite all French people,” the BBC reports.
Leftwingers and ultra-conservatives could yet hand the French presidency to the Front National candidate – by refusing to back Emmanuel Macron on 7 May Many will have felt a huge sense of relief at the outcome of yesterday’s vote in the French presidential race – I certainly did. Show More Summary
HENIN-BEAUMONT, France (AP) — Marine Le Pen, whose passion for far-right values was forged in the cradle, is now one step away from the French presidency, hoping this time to finish what her father could not when he ran in 2002.
French President François Hollande on Monday backed his former economy minister Emmanuel Macron in the 7 May deciding round of the presidential election, warning that the National Front's Marine Le Pen was a "risk for our country".
The leader of the far-right National Front party in France condemned calls to prevent her from becoming French president and to support her rival, Emmanuel Macron.
Labour, the Lib Dems, the Greens and the SNP have indicated support for centrist candidate over the far-right Marine Le Pen • Live coverage: Macron and Le Pen progress to runoff on 7 May Downing Street is refusing to back the French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron in his runoff against the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Show More Summary
Pence to rush back to US to help avert budget crisis, Macron and Le Pen will go head to head for French presidency, and more
PARIS (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Monday accused Emmanuel Macron, her inexperienced opponent in next month's runoff for the presidency, of being weak in the face of Islamist terrorism.
US stock index futures rose sharply on Monday, tracking European and Asian stocks, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after the centrist candidate and market favorite, Emmanuel Macron, won the first round of the French presidential...Show More Summary
Round two of the bitter fight for the French presidency has kicked off.
Pro-European centrist and anti-immigration far-right candidate to go head to head after coming top in first round of voting French election – live coverage The pro-European centrist, Emmanuel Macron, and the anti-immigration, far-right...Show More Summary
By Bate Felix and Sudip Kar-Gupta PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right leader Marine Le Pen's top aide sharply attacked her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron, who is favorite to beat her for the French presidency, as campaigning for the final round on May 7 got under way within hours of first round results. Show More Summary