Stepping aside as National Front Leader has had a positive effect for Le Pen - Oddschecker

Marine Le Pen's odds of winning the French Election have been cut following her decision to step aside as National Front leader. Stepping aside as National Front Leader has had a positive effect for Le Pen. Sam Eaton | Tuesday 25th April 2017 / 14:08.

After Whirlpool battle, Le Pen and Macron clash over fish - MetroNews Canada

French centrist presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron, center, addresses a group of workers at the Whirlpool home appliance factory, Wednesday April 26, 2017 in Amiens, northern France. Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen ...

Marine Le Pen Draws Cheers in Macron's Hometown, and He Gets Boos - New York Times

Emmanuel Macron, the centrist candidate in France's presidential election, arrived to meet with workers at a Whirlpool plant in Amiens on Wednesday. Credit Christophe Petit Tesson/European Pressphoto Agency. PARIS — France's presidential contest ...

Marine Le Pen springs surprise visit on Macron during picket line campaign trip - The Guardian

The French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron was met with boos and jeers at a factory picket line in northern France after he was upstaged by a surprise appearance by his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen. The political standoff amid the striking ...

Macron Holds His Own After Walking Into Le Pen's Media Ambush - Bloomberg

Emmanuel Macron avoided a pitfall on his path to the French presidency, largely quieting an angry crowd of factory workers who'd been fired up a couple of hours earlier by his rival Marine Le Pen. The scene in front of the gates of the Whirlpool ...

Emmanuel Macron ambushed by Marine Le Pen supporters on campaign trail - The Sydney Morning Herald

Emmanuel Macron was booed and whistled at by striking factory workers in his hometown of Amiens, northern France, after an ambush by his nationalist rival Marine Le Pen forced him into a confrontation with some of her hardcore supporters. Le Pen made a ...

The 'perfect battle': Le Pen v Macron and their very different visions for France - The Local France

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who go head-to-head in the second round of France's presidential election on May 7th, are in a battle for the future of France. But what they have in mind for their country could ...

Spotlight: Macron, Le Pen campaigns square-off in Amiens factory - Xinhua

File photo taken on Feb. 4, 2017 shows French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron addressing a campaign rally in Lyon,France. Centrist candidate and former minister of economy Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on Sunday ...

French election candidates woo working class voters - TRT World

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron visited the city of Amiens where they met striking workers who stand to lose their jobs when their factory is relocated to Poland. Photo by: Reuters. Emmanuel Macron (C) meets with ...

France's Macron gets rough ride in Le Pen country - SBS

French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron vowed Wednesday not to 'yield a centimetre' to Marine Le Pen after being booed and heckled with chants backing his far-right rival during a chaotic visit to an under-threat factory in the nation's rustbelt.

It's time for France to face its past and debate crimes against humanity - Yahoo News

French colonialism and related wars of independence and the country's treatment of Jews and other persecuted peoples during the second world war are still very sensitive topics in modern France. Macron and Le Pen hold opposing views on many issues, ...

Can France's 'new man' prevail? - Philly.com

French centrist presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron addresses workers at the Whirlpool home appliance factory Wednesday in northern France. by Trudy Rubin, Inquirer Columnist @trudyrubin | trubin@phillynews.com. Email @trudyrubin ...

French politics: Who is Marine Le Pen? - Gulf Times

I vividly remember French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's first appearance on television. It was just before the 2002 presidential campaign, and I had to moderate a debate on French public television. For political balance, we needed a ...

Le Pen not an option as far left polls members - The Daily Star

PARIS: Jean-Luc Melenchon, the far-left candidate who came fourth in the first round of France's presidential election with nearly 20 percent of the vote, is polling core supporters on whether they will back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round.

Macron denies being complacent after first-round victory - The Straits Times

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy adds to the line forming behind presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron, urging voters to keep far-right candidate Marine Le Pen out. But next week won't be smooth sailing for Macron. French presidential election ...

France's Macron Booed By Factory Workers Chanting 'Marine President!' - Breitbart News

Globalist French President candidate Emmanuel Macron faced animosity from workers at a Whirlpool plant facing closure during a campaign visit after anti-mass migration candidate Marine Le Pen made a surprise visit hours earlier. What started as a ...

Macron, Le Pen Cross Swords at Closing Whirlpool Plant in Northern France - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

AMIENS, France—French presidential candidates on Wednesday turned a Whirlpool Corp. factory slated for closure here into an impromptu stage for an ideological battle over how to revive the country's declining industrial might. Far-right candidate ...

presidential foes take spin battle to tumble-drier factory - Reuters UK

Marine Le Pen (C), French National Front (FN) political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, kisses an employee, in this still picture taken from video, as she visits Whirlpool employees in front of the company plant in Amiens, France ...

The making of Macron - Arab News

Relief and pride are the main emotions many French citizens are feeling after the first round of the French presidential election, in which Emmanuel Macron finished first. For once, the pollsters were right: The two favored candidates — Macron and the ...

Imagining a French electoral college - The Economist (blog)

FRANCE'S presidential election bears some superficial similarities to America's presidential campaign last year. Both contests pitted populists—Marine Le Pen in France and Donald Trump in the United States—against liberals with ties to high finance ...