Marine Le Pen
As the eighth president of France's Fifth Republic, Macron has weeks before taking the reins of government and engineering a parliamentary majority.
It was pure political combat as France’s presidential finalists went head to head in a televised debate on Wednesday, watched by millions.
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.
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
Emmanuel Macron has further angered Poland after suggesting the leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice Party is allied with Marine Le Pen.