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Italian Elections 2022
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France prepares to vote
Final preparations are taking place ahead of France’s presidential election.
EU hopes for Macron win
Charles de Marcilly is the head of the Brussels office of the Robert Schuman Foundation.
Macron extends lead on final day of campaign
According to a poll, Macron is expected to win 62% of the votes, compared to 38% for his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.
Five charts to explain France's presidential election
France will choose its new president on Sunday, either centrist Emmanuel Macron or far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
The EU balancing act facing Macron
by Daniel Gros, director of Center for European Policy Studies The prospect that the centrist, pro-European Emmanuel Macron will become the next
The Brief from Brussels: a look ahead to the French election
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of all the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Obama backs Macron as candidate files law suit over offshore allegations
Macron files lawsuit over offshore account allegations
Portuguese immigrants show France what successful assimilation looks like
Here in France, the largest foreign community is the Portuguese.
Final fractious TV debate alienates French voters
French voters unimpressed by fractious TV debate as election looms
Arguments and insults in fiery French presidential debate
It was pure political combat as France’s presidential finalists went head to head in a televised debate on Wednesday, watched by millions.
Macron and Le Pen gear up for final TV face-off ahead of presidential vote
With polls suggesting the abstention rate could be the highest ever, around 19 to 22 per cent, the debate could prove crucial for Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to win over voters.
Many Mélenchon and Fillon voters intend to abstain
An internal poll of Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s far-left supporters revealed a significant majority will choose to either abstain or cast a blank ballot in France’s upcoming presidential vote, a move that co
Macron causes Polish outrage after claiming a Kaczynski and Le Pen alliance
Emmanuel Macron has further angered Poland after suggesting the leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice Party is allied with Marine Le Pen.
France poll: 'Vote Macron' says leftist Greek ex-finance minister Varoufakis
At first gaze, they are unlikely bedfellows.
France: Macron denies being under control of banking sector
Emmanuel Macron, the centrist candidate in the French presidential election, has refuted his rival’s claims that he is heavily linked with the banking sector.
Eurozone unemployment holds steady
Eurozone unemployment in March was 9.5 percent of the potential workforce - the lowest level in eight year with youth unemployment at 19.4 percent.
A 'nod-and-a-wink' to Fillon: Le Pen camp brushes off plagiarism claims
Far-right candidate for the French presidency, Marine Le Pen, has been accused of plagiarism.
Emmanuel Macron: why the French find him so hard to vote for
Despite the centrist's poll lead before the French presidential run-off, Macron is threatened by potentially widespread abstention as well as support for Marine Le Pen.
French election countdown: Macron 'ahead' but Le Pen fights on
Criticisms fly between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen as the French presidential race enters its final week.
French election: Emmanuel Macron raises Frexit fears
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron has raised the alarm about the risks of Frexit.
Macron's symbolic Holocaust memorial visit
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron visits Paris Holocaust memorial announcing "never again"
"Pulse of Europe" holds anti-"Frexit" rallies
Demonstrations have popped up in several nations to champion European unity and to oppose the possibility of "Frexit"
Le Pen softens stance on euro
With a week to go until polling day, Marine Le Pen has altered her rhetoric on the common European currency
France's Le Pen picks would-be prime minister
The far-right leader and her former nationalist rival join forces to try to beat centrist Emmanuel Macron to the French presidency.
Marine Le Pen fends off Nazi gas chamber row to savage Macron
Jean-Francois Jalkh, the French far-right presidential contender's replacement as Front National leader, disputes having cast doubt on the Holocaust.
Zidane calls on voters to avoid Le Pen
French football legend and 1998 World Cup winner Zinedine Zidane warns against voting for Marine Le Pen and the National Front in upcoming French presidential election second…