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French presidential election 2022
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France goes to the polls in presidential election
There are 12 candidates vying for votes to be the president of France.
Prisoners use mail-in voting for first time in a presidential election
It's seen a sharp rise in the number of prisoners voting this time around.
Le Pen a real danger to Macron, say analysts as French election looms
Victory "has never been so close", Marine Le Pen told supporters in Perpignan, as polls have her breathing down Emmanuel Macron's neck ahead of Sunday's vote.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon's 'hologram' held 12 campaign rallies at once
The radical leftist candidate for French president is now available in virtual form.
Macron targets Le Pen's 'indulgence' of Putin as poll gap narrows
Four days before the vote, Emmanuel Macron tackled Marine Le Pen over Russian financing and her "indulgence" of Vladimir Putin, as the latest polling suggests his hard-right rival is gaining ground.
With elections afoot, French candidates battle it out on socks
A Lille-based brand recently launched a collection of socks featuring seven presidential candidates.
I went to Emmanuel Macron’s Minecraft world. This is what it was like
The French president's official campaign built its own world in Minecraft where you can go to the cinema, a kebab shop, or (like I did) drown in a river.
Five charts to explain the issues shaping France's presidential race
Here's a look at five charts to break down what voters care about ahead of the April 2022 election.
Emmanuel Macron unveils policies as he seeks second presidential term
The French President said he would increase the retirement age, cut taxes and further loosen labour market rules if he wins next month's election.
France's Macron proposes raising retirement age to 65
French President Emmanuel Macron would raise the retirement age to 65 if reelected in April, his government spokesman said.
French President Emmanuel Macron announces candidacy for reelection
Macron's rivals have accused him of covertly campaigning through his role and thus not abiding by the rules.
Le Pen halts presidential field campaign over sponsorship struggle
Both Le Pen and her far-right rival, Eric Zemmour, have called for a 2016 reform that lifted the anonymity of the pledges to be overturned.
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?
France: Rivals claim foul play as Macron waits to declare candidacy
Critics say he’s unfairly using his taxpayer-funded presidential pulpit to campaign for a second term while dragging out his widely expected announcement as long as possible.
France: Far-right candidates clamour for support before April election
At this stage, Marie Le Pen or Valerie Pecresse appear most likely to reach a runoff against Emmanuel Macron.
France: Left-wing presidential candidates reject running together
At least five main figures from the left and the far-left are running for president, in addition to smaller candidates.
Rival politicians accuse Macron of using EU to attract votes
With the French president speaking at the European Parliament on Wednesday, a number of his opponents state he is using the country's EU presidency as an electoral stepping stone.
French presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour guilty of inciting hatred
The French presidential hopeful described unaccompanied migrant children as "thieves", "murderers" and "rapists".
French far-left candidate holds 'immersive and olfactory' rally
Presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon — a political firebrand with a notorious temper — also drew attention in the 2017 presidential race for holding a campaign rally via hologram.
French presidential candidate says strong EU borders needed
French presidential candidate Valérie Pécresse stressed the need for strong European borders during a visit to Greece.
Le Pen and Zemmour make French far-right 'most suicidal' in the world
Far-right candidates Eric Zemmour and Marine Le Pen have been urged to stop hurling "barbs" at each other.
French presidential candidates say Macron flouting campaign rules
Macron's party is the only one not to have officially nominated a candidate for the April 2022 election.
Six takeaways as Macron unveils priorities of French EU presidency
From reforming Schengen to defending Europe's social model, here are six key takeaways from Macron's speech as he unveiled France's priorities for its upcoming EU presidency.
Greens reject bid for France's fractured left to unite for election
Left-wing candidates are trailing their right-wing counterparts in the polls ahead of the 2022 presidential ballot.
Probe into violence at rally of far-right presidential hopeful Zemmour
60 people were arrested after violence erupted at far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour's first rally.
In first, French conservatives pick a woman as presidential candidate
President of Paris region Valérie Pécresse has won the primary of Les Républicains, France's main right-wing party.