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French election will be a choice between embracing migrants' rights and closing borders - The Conversation AU

Anna Triandafyllidou does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. View all ...and more »

What would Emmanuel Macron as France's leader mean for Europe? - The Guardian

Emmanuel Macron's influence on Europe will largely depend on the relationship he manages to strike with Berlin. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images. In a sign of how quickly European politics has moved, senior diplomats in the British embassy ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron: I'll renegotiate Le Touquet border treaty - The Guardian

Emmanuel Macron, the favourite in the race to become the next French president, has suggested that he would want to renegotiate an agreement that allows British border police to operate in Calais. The centrist politician, who will go head to head ...and more »

The Future of Europe Hinges on a Face-Off in France - The New Yorker

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have become symbols of either the ratification or the rejection of the populist wave that led to Brexit and Trump. By Lauren Collins. For many French voters, the Presidential race has offered no good choices ...and more »

Is There a Case for Le Pen? - New York Times

EVERY surge of right-wing populism confronts voters with a different dilemma. In the Brexit referendum, the risk was the policy, not the politicians. Voting to leave the European Union was not a vote to make Nigel Farage prime minister; it was a vote ...and more »

China more interested in Macron's marriage than his politics - Arab News

French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte hug as he addresses his supporters at his election day headquarters in Paris , Sunday April 23, 2017. (AP). French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife ...and more »

How Le Pen could win - POLITICO.eu

PARIS — Marine Le Pen needs a perfect political storm to help her win the French presidency on Sunday. She aims to provoke it by kicking up rage at her centrist rival, discouraging leftists from voting and winning over millions of disappointed ...and more »

French Front-Runner Campaigns Against Himself - Bloomberg

The centrist Emmanuel Macron is said to have an easy route to the presidency. Maybe he does. But voters can be fickle. by. Therese Raphael. @ThereseRaphael1 More stories by Therese Raphael. 15. April 26, 2017, 10:00 PM PDT Corrected April 27, 2017, 4 ...and more »

Brigitte Macron: ever present beside France's presidential hopeful - The Guardian

Brigitte Macron is very protective of her husband Emmanuel, according to one campaign insider. Photograph: Reuters. Last July, when Emmanuel Macron was economy minister in François Hollande's government and his barely hidden presidential ambitions were ...and more »

Why Emmanuel Macron's bid to haul France out of its economic malaise will be harder than he thinks - Telegraph.co.uk

He promised it would be different. The jubilant crowd bellowed Francois Hollande's name as the new French president took centre stage in Tulle to deliver his victory speech in 2012. “The French people have chosen change by pushing me to the presidency ...and more »