It's a historic defeat for France's ruling establishment, as Socialist Benoit Hamon and conservative Francois Fillon get knocked out of the race.
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.
French magistrates have placed the wife of presidential candidate Francois Fillon under formal investigation over allegations that he paid her for a fake parliamentary…
A month before the first round of France's presidential election, polls suggest 43 percent of voters have still not made up their minds about who to vote for.
France's first of three televised presidential debates. Who said what, to whom and which of the five candidates performed the best
There were no knockout blows in France’s first presidential TV debate.
The race to become France’s next president has officially begun after the definitive list of candidates was published.
The 2017 presidential campaign will demonstrate, once again, that emotional appeals have become a necessary and accepted way to convince French voters.
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is refusing to pull out of the race despite being placed under formal investigation on suspicion of embezzling public…
French presidential candidate François Fillon is placed under formal investigation on suspicion of embezzling state funds.
€5,000 jackets, €2,500 trousers; but Francois Fillon’s bank account might not support his rich tastesScandal-hit French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing further scrutiny over an anonymous benefactor paying for his designer suits.
Scandal-hit French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing further scrutiny over an anonymous benefactor paying for his designer suits.
Embattled French conservative, Francois Fillon continues to be dogged by financial scandal despite friends and foe in the Republican party deciding earlier this week to stick with…
Embattled French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon has fought off a rebellion to secure the unanimous support of his conservative party, The Republicans.
Ex-prime minister Alain Juppé said on Monday “once and for all” that he won’t stand in France’s presidential race.
Senior Republican party members brought forward to Monday a crisis meeting on the scandal
Fillon's wife breaks her silence in newspaper interview ahead of rally and TV appearance by embattled candidate
François Fillon still intends to fight on despite an embezzlement scandal and the departures of more key figures from his campaign team.
The French conservative presidential candidate faces calls to give way to the rival he defeated in the autumn primary.
With less than two months remaining before the French go to the polls, the run-up to the presidential elections has so far been tainted by scandals.
If the French media are not as powerful as one might imagine or fear and if they are not conspiring for or against particular candidates, are they at least performing one of their basic functions in informing voters of the stakes involved in this election? The answer is ‘not enough, at least not yet
Francois Fillon has suffered yet more blows in his bid to become the president of France.
It is proving to be an eventful day for French presidential candidate Francois Fillon.
The 62-year-old has categorically refused to give up his bid to be the next French president despite being caught up in an inquiry into alleged misuse of public funds.