Marine Le Pen
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 Christine Ockrent, former Chief Operating Officer of France 24 and RFI I vividly remember French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s first
The French National Front leader says she is “taking a break” as party leader to focus on her presidential campaign ahead of a run-off vote in two weeks’ time.
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.
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".
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.
The result is a stinging defeat for the centre-right and Socialist parties that had dominated French politics for 60 years.
Supporters of National Front leader Marine Le Pen were elated to see her qualify for the May 7 presidential run-off against centrist Emmanuel Macron.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will go head-to-head in the second round of the French elections.
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.
France's far-right Front National appears stronger than ever. How to explain its success, and how much, if at all, has the party improved its past, often rabid image? More importantly, has Marine Le P
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.
French judges probing Marine Le Pen’s alleged misuse of EU funds to pay for party assistants, are pushing for her European parliamentary immunity to be lifted.
The Paris headquarters of France’s far-right National Front was hit by a suspected arson attack on Thursday.
If the main course is anything like the entrée, then France is set for even more controversy at the ballot box.
For the first time 11 candidates in the French presidential election have gone head-to head in a televised debate.
by Dominique Moisi, Institut Montaigne, Paris Sixty years after the signing of the Treaty of Rome, France is poised to hold an election that could