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.
At first gaze, they are unlikely bedfellows.
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.
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.
Criticisms fly between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen as the French presidential race enters its final week.
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron has raised the alarm about the risks of Frexit.
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron visits Paris Holocaust memorial announcing "never again"
The far-right leader and her former nationalist rival join forces to try to beat centrist Emmanuel Macron to the French presidency.
Jean-Francois Jalkh, the French far-right presidential contender's replacement as Front National leader, disputes having cast doubt on the Holocaust.
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said he would push for European Union sanctions against Poland for violating EU principles.
Russia accuses presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron of discriminating against its media after the centrist bans Russia's RT and Sputnik.
The private lives of France's presidential candidates are being scrutinised in a way that would have been unimaginable decades ago.
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.
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron was the victim of a cyber attack, say experts
France is split along both geographical and social lines in its support for Emmanuel Macronand Marine Le Pen.
by Dominique Moisi, Institut Montaigne
Relief and pride are the main emotions many French citizens are feeling after the first round of the French
As the losing mainstream candidates lick their wounds after the first-round of the French presidential race, their shocked parties have had to agree on what to do…
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.
At the election night meeting held by Emmanuel Macron in Paris, many volunteers could be seen handing out information, flags and badges.
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