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Le Pen Now Aims to Lead French Opposition

NANTERRE, France (AP) — Marine Le Pen’s National Front party is betting on June legislative elections to become the leading opposition force to French President Emmanuel Macron, who defeated her in a landslide victory. But the party is dropping for

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With Merkel and PM, France’s New President Wastes No Time

PARIS (AP) — On his first full day in office, France’s freshly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron is expected to move quickly Monday on fronts foreign and domestic, meeting in Berlin with Chancellor Angela Merkel and possibly unveiling his choice of prime minister.

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One Third of French Voters Spoiled Ballots or Abstained

PARIS (AFP) – A third of French voters declined to choose between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s presidential election, either abstaining or spoiling their ballots — a record rate in nearly half a century.


Prosecutors Investigate if So-Called ‘Fake News’ Influencing French Vote

PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutors launched a preliminary investigation Thursday into whether fake news is being used to influence voting three days ahead of France’s presidential election. Centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sued hours after his far-right adversary Marine Le

Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen Spends Election Day In Northern Strong Hold

Macron Pulls Ahead of Le Pen in Post-Debate Snap Poll

Centrist Emmanuel Macron has pulled ahead of right-wing populist Marine Le Pen in a snap poll following a fiery TV debate Wednesday night. More than 60 per cent of viewers found Mr. Macron more convincing than Ms. Le Pen in

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PICS: Anti-Le Pen Riots in Paris, Police Attacked

Two police have been injured as riots erupted in Paris, after supporter and opponents of populist presidential candidate Marine Le Pen took to the streets for a May Day workers’ march.


President Le Pen? Just ’10 Little Points’

(AFP) – Could France’s Marine Le Pen become president? Most analysts see a slim path to victory, but the far-right leader is repositioning and eyeing a turnaround in the polls over the next fortnight. “We can win and I’m going

Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen Spends Election Day In Northern Strong Hold

Bloomberg: France Braces for Runoff Between Nationalism and Globalism

Bloomberg Politics reports on the developing political landscape in France after Sunday’s vote, and how the coming choice for that nation is one of Nationalism versus Globalism. In the coming two weeks of the French campaign, Marine Le Pen’s challenge

French presidential election candidate for the En Marche ! movement Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech during a campaign meeting in Nantes, on April 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Jittery EU Relieved, For Now, After French Vote

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Brussels heaved a sigh of relief Monday after pro-EU Emmanuel Macron led far-right Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential vote, hoping for some respite after the Brexit shock and the rise of eurosceptics across the bloc. Relieved Brussels officials