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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...