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French voters sceptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on key issues - Reuters;

French voters sceptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on key issues - Reuters

ReutersFrench voters sceptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on key issuesReutersPARIS A week before the decisive second round in France's presidential election, many voters are sceptical that either of the two candidates can solve chronic unemployment or tackle security concerns, a poll published on Sunday found. The Ifop survey ...and more »

France's Macron honors Holocaust victims, vows 'Never again' - Washington Post;

France's Macron honors Holocaust victims, vows 'Never again' - Washington Post

Washington PostFrance's Macron honors Holocaust victims, vows 'Never again'Washington PostPARIS — Amid worries about rising nationalism, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron paid homage Sunday to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust with a somber, simple message to voters: Never again. Chants of “Macron ...and more »

Facing election defeat, France's Le Pen flip-flops on euro - Reuters;

Facing election defeat, France's Le Pen flip-flops on euro - Reuters

ReutersFacing election defeat, France's Le Pen flip-flops on euroReutersMarine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, arrives at her campaign headquarters in Paris, France, April 28, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau. By Myriam Rivet and Emmanuel Jarry | ...and more »

France's Le Pen on offensive with vote a week away - Yahoo7 News;

France's Le Pen on offensive with vote a week away - Yahoo7 News

Yahoo7 NewsFrance's Le Pen on offensive with vote a week awayYahoo7 NewsParis (AFP) - With a week to go before France's presidential election runoff, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen stayed on the offensive against frontrunner Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, trying to close a 19-point gap in the polls. After a surprise visit ...and more »

Airbus CEO weighs in for Macron in France's presidential election - The Star Online;

Airbus CEO weighs in for Macron in France's presidential election - The Star Online

The Star OnlineAirbus CEO weighs in for Macron in France's presidential electionThe Star OnlinePARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders has offered support for French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron, just days ahead of the second round of an election that will pit the centrist, pro-European candidate against far-right Marine Le Pen.and more »

French connection - Philippine Star

French connectionPhilippine StarOne may think we are writing about the 1971 Oscar Awardee for Best Picture with the same title, French Connection. However, what we are actually writing about is the connection between Philippine capital markets and the French elections. Though this ...and more »

The Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris - seattlepi.com;

The Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris - seattlepi.com

seattlepi.comThe Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Parisseattlepi.comPARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential campaign (all times local):. 6 p.m.. Amid worries about rising nationalism, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is visiting the Holocaust Memorial in Paris with a somber message: never again.and more »

French poll: Macron, Le Pen still front runners - Normangee Star

French poll: Macron, Le Pen still front runnersNormangee StarShe said that “I am a candidate in the election for the French republic” and the European Union is acting like France's “enemy”. Whatever happens Sunday, French voters need to be sure they have a real choice in the second round on May 7. “We were ...and more »

Marine Le Pen plays down anti-euro message - Financial Times;

Marine Le Pen plays down anti-euro message - Financial Times

Financial TimesMarine Le Pen plays down anti-euro messageFinancial TimesMarine Le Pen has attempted to broaden her mainstream appeal ahead of the French presidential election by signalling that her flagship policy of leaving the euro is no longer a priority. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...and more »

"Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's", Le Pen told La Croix. - ClickLancashire

"Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's", Le Pen told La Croix.ClickLancashire"What is being played next Sunday is an issue of civilization". And the real, if now unlikely, worry is a run-off in the second round of voting, on May 7 th, between the Far-Right and the Far-Left which could cause a major split in one of Europe's ...and more »

How France's Election Played on Gold in April - Alive For Football;

How France's Election Played on Gold in April - Alive For Football

Alive For FootballHow France's Election Played on Gold in AprilAlive For Football"We will create a government of national unity", said Le Pen, as she appeared with Dupont-Aignan on BFM television. As part of her efforts to expand her base, Le Pen said Saturday she would name a fellow eurosceptic from outside the FN, Nicolas ...and more »

Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff - CTV News;

Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff - CTV News

CTV NewsLe Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoffCTV NewsPARIS -- France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival views of Europe, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the shared euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for unity. A day after European Union ...and more »

'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - Hollande - ClickLancashire;

'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - Hollande - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashire'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - HollandeClickLancashireWithout explicit reference to far-right candidate Marine Le Pen explicitly, the senior French Muslim leader said French citizens had to comprehend the "threat embodied by xenophobic ideas risky to our cohesion". "I think her campaign was too laid-back ...and more »

French election shows changing attitudes in Europe - Miami Student

French election shows changing attitudes in EuropeMiami StudentOn April 23, 2017, France held the first round of its presidential election narrowing the field to two candidates: Emmanuel Macron of the center-left “En Marche!” party and Marine Le Pen of the right-wing National Front. The two will face-off on May 7 ...and more »

From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote - pppFocus;

From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote - pppFocus

pppFocusFrom the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French votepppFocusAbandoning the National Front is likely a desperate attempt by Le Pen to break with the party's extremist past, which stands between her and anti-globalist French voters who aren't xenophobic. She told France 2 that France was approaching a “decisive ...and more »

Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations - Fox News;

Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations - Fox News

Fox NewsMacron's startup-style campaign upends French expectationsFox NewsPOITIERS, France – Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday's runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable. That's thanks to an unorthodox, American-style grassroots campaign, which has harvested ideas from ...and more »

France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bid - AppsforPCdaily

France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bidAppsforPCdailyThe 48-year-old Le Pen has denounced what she calls "Islamic fundamentalism", though she's spoken out against Muslim identity in general, too. Marine Le Pen launched moves to clean the National Front's image of xenophobic associations in the run-up to ...and more »

The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron - Daily Nation;

The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron - Daily Nation

Daily NationThe issues that divide Le Pen and MacronDaily NationFrench presidential election candidates from left: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. Macron has said he would not look to prohibit religious symbols outside of schools, nor ban the burkini. PHOTO | ERIC FEFERBERG | AFP ...and more »

French election: populists still in play for presidency - The Australian

French election: populists still in play for presidencyThe AustralianThe liberal West heaved a collective sigh of relief when the results of the first round of the French presidential election came in. After leading in the polls for weeks, Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front ended up in second place, while ...and more »

How the French debacle in Algeria shaped the rise of Marine Le Pen — and what America can learn from it - Salon;

How the French debacle in Algeria shaped the rise of Marine Le Pen — and what America can learn from it - Salon

SalonHow the French debacle in Algeria shaped the rise of Marine Le Pen — and what America can learn from itSalonMarine Le Pen's neofascist movement was fueled by lingering resentment over a military humiliation. Maybe ours too VIDEO. Steven A. Cook Skip to Comments. Topics: algeria, Anti-Semitism, colonialism, Emmanuel Macron, Fascism, France, French election, ...and more »