French presidential election 2017
By Dr Charles Devellennes lecturer in political and social thought, University of Kent Religion, once a taboo in French politics, has grown in
As we approach the French presidential election, Euronews is meeting people to hear of their concerns and expectations.
Two outsiders stole the show in Monday's big French presidential election TV debate, but should either of them win will they be able to assemble a government without major party backing?
By Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University, Netherlands Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right
With Le Pen, we have a vision that based on a specific idea of the past in need of restoration and which is based on the denunciation of negatively perceived changes in need of removal.
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.
Two giant rallies in Paris have pitted the far-left against the centre-left, which is currently in government.
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.
Outgoing French leader Francois Hollande has still not made public his choice for the country’s upcoming presidential election.
France’s socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon has insisted he is a fighter despite persistently poor poll ratings only weeks before the country’s presidential…
James Franey raises the issue on the mind of every French voter....
Independent French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has received a boost to his presidential campaign after winning the backing of a Socialist Party…
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…
By Michael Löwy, Emeritus research director at the CNRS, Paris The polls for the presidential election in France confirm a tendency that had been
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.
Alain Juppé has ruled himself out of the French presidential race, as his party’s preferred candidate struggles with an employment scandal.
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.