The private lives of France's presidential candidates are being scrutinised in a way that would have been unimaginable decades ago.
Both French presidential candidates visit the same troubled factory - and get a very different welcome
Business Line looks at the high stakes for Europe and its fragile economic recovery as outsiders Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off.
by Dominique Moisi, Institut Montaigne Relief and pride are the main emotions many French citizens are feeling after the first round of the French
As the losing mainstream candidates lick their wounds after the first-round of the French presidential race, their shocked parties have had to agree on what to do…
International reaction to the results of the first round of the French presidential ballot has been pouring in.
The two candidates will participate in a live televised debate on 3 May, four days before the second-round vote.
At the election night meeting held by Emmanuel Macron in Paris, many volunteers could be seen handing out information, flags and badges.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
French President Francois Hollande has called for voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the run-off ballot in the presidential election.
Macron favours the euro, free trade and globalisation. Le Pen has described the run-off with Macron as a referendum on "uncontrolled globalisation".
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has marked the 102nd anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in a brief ceremony in Paris.
There were no surprises from the first round of the French election which meant a relief rally for the European stock markets and beyond.
Tensions were running high on Paris’ Bastille Square on Sunday night (April 23), at the end of a protest called by left wing militants.
Former investment banker and political novice-Emmanuel Macron will go head-to-head with far-right, _Front National_ leader-Marine Le Pen for the keys to the Élysée Palace. But how do their policy prop
For the first time since 1958, neither the Socialist nor Republican parties have a candidate in the second round of voting.
Voters rejected France's traditional political parties Sunday, opting for two populist candidates who will contest the election runoff on May 7.
A victory they’d hoped for so badly: The youthful supporters of Emmanuel Macron were thrilled to see their centrist and pro-European candidate leading the pack for France’s top…
The result is a stinging defeat for the centre-right and Socialist parties that had dominated French politics for 60 years.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will go head-to-head in the second round of the French elections.
The gun attack on the Champs-Elysee came during a TV appearance by the eleven candidates in Sunday’s presidential ballot.
After the UK's unexpected vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s unexpected triumph in the US presidential election last year, you might imagine that EU leaders have developed detailed contingency plans for a victory by the far-right National Front’s Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential election.
Latest polls make the outcome incalculable. While centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right contender Marine Le Pen retain the top spots, there is barely a percentage point between them.
If the main course is anything like the entrée, then France is set for even more controversy at the ballot box.