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Watch: Here's what makes French presidents among the most powerful
The president has sweeping powers over the executive and the military.
EU fraud agency accuses Marine Le Pen of misusing public funds
French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen has been accused of misusing public funds by the EU.
What exactly is Marine Le Pen's stance on Russia and Vladimir Putin?
The far-right challenger for the French presidency has openly expressed her admiration for the Russian leader in the past, and has consistently defended Moscow's foreign policy.
French students protest presidential choice
French students picketed schools on Thursday to protest against the choices in the upcoming presidential election.
Watch: Here's why you should care about France's presidential election
Incumbent Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen have widely different views on how to run the EU's second-largest economy.
Macron-Le Pen face-off: Five reasons why it'll be different this time
Emmanuel Macron will find it much harder to win over an angry, divided France than in 2017, and the prospect of Marine Le Pen becoming president is a real possibility.
Macron and Le Pen battle for two visions of France's role in Europe
The far-right leader has moderated her Eurosceptic views recently, but her ideas on the EU remain broadly the same.
Watch: How Macron and Le Pen offer very different visions of the EU
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will go head-to-head in a run-off election to be France's next president. Where do both stand on the European Union?
France election: Who's who in the race to unseat Macron?
Your guide to some of the leading candidates to be France's next president.
Brussels favours Macron in second round of voting, says expert
The French president will face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on April 24.
Defections and division: Is France's far-right tearing itself apart?
Some politicians from Marine Le Pen's National Rally party have defected to Eric Zemmour's campaign. What does that mean for the far-right in this presidential race?
Why are France’s far-right politicians paying visits to Viktor Orban?
Marine Le Pen met with Hungary's Viktor Orban after Eric Zemmour attended a political conference with him. Here's a look at why far-right political candidates are heading to Budapest.
French regional elections: Far-right party fails to win any region
The far-right National Rally failed to win a single region in France's regional elections on Sunday which were marked by record low turnout.
France: Why Marine Le Pen fears Eric Zemmour's political aspiration
Zemmour regularly causes controversy with his positions on immigration and Islam and is now reportedly considering running for president. Marine Le Pen fears this would split the far-right vote.
Marine Le Pen acquitted in trial over posting images of IS atrocities
Le Pen's lawyer hailed the ruling as a victory as the far-right leader prepares to run for president in 2022.
A year before the vote, who is bidding to be France's next president?
With just a year until the French will head to the polls to elect a new president, those hoping to replace Emmanuel Macron are emerging from the shadows.
The Brief: Jordan Bardella takes seat in European Parliament
-Jordan Bardella wants power back in national EU capitals -Von der Leyen considers Brexit postponement -Court of Justice rules on flights, family reunification Find out your latest political news on the Brief from Brussels.
New European far-right coalition named Identity and Democracy
Identity and Democracy - the new name for the European Parliament's biggest eurosceptic faction.
The Brief: Meet the EU countries bucking the populist trend
Portugal, Luxembourg, Malta and Ireland have little or no far-right populists to speak while the rest of Europe is seeing a rise in support for these groups.
The Brief: Europe of Nations and Freedom - a closer look
In the lead up to the elections we are looking at the European Parliament's political groupings, today it is the turn of the far-right ENF. One of the smallest groups they hope to boost their score and become the third largest after May's elections.
France's Le Pen unveils anti-EU campaign in Strasbourg
The leader of the far-right French party National Rally was in Strasbourg as MEPs converged on the European Parliament. On Monday she unveiled her anti-EU campaign platform for the European Elections.
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Saving Europe - destroy or double-down
From the far-right to the center - politicians are setting out their grand plans and grand rhetoric for the European Union ahead of May's elections. This week we spoke to Marine Le Pen who said to save Europe we must destroy it, while centre-right German MEP Manfred Weber has other ideas.
Right-wing populists accused of "misuse" of EU Parliament
MEPs criticize laziness and negative slogans
"Le Pen misuses the European Parliament"
MEPs severely criticize anti-European attitudes and laziness of ring-wing-populist members
The new grassroot movements looking to shake-up EU elections
"We want to come up with an approach that is completely innovative, that has not been seen in politics"
The Brief from Brussels: France 'sidesteps' Europe's populist wave
2017 was a year of three important elections.