Le Pen's party calls EU flag 'oligarchic rag' - Economic Times

PARIS: France's far-right National Front stepped up its anti-European Union rhetoric on Wednesday, days after toughening its stand against immigration, in an apparent bid to mobilise its core supporters ahead of Sunday's presidential election. Opinion ...

France plot suspects had serial identities, multiple addresses - Yahoo7 News

Paris (AFP) - French investigators were trying Wednesday to piece together the backgrounds of two men arrested a few days before the presidential election as they were planning an "imminent" attack. Clement Baur, 23, and Mahiedine Merabet, 29, were ...

French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote - Irish Independent

France's presidential candidates have been blanketing the country with campaign events amid increased security to try to inspire undecided voters just four days before a nail-biting election. Crowds danced on a Paris plaza as Socialist presidential ...

Europe close: Investors get reprieve from selling - DIGITALLOOK

The selling pressure on European stocks abated on Wednesday after they endured their worst session in five months a day before on investors' concerns ahead of the first round of voting in the French elections. At the closing bell the Stoxx Europe 600 ...

The Latest: Macron meets Muslim leader, hails common ground - KSWO

(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu). A man walks past electoral posters displaying the presidential candidates, Benoit Hamon, left, Emmanuel Macron, center, and Marine Le Pen in Paris, France, Monday, April 17, 2017. French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron ...

Marine Le Pen Has a Special Use for Jews and Muslims - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Marine Le Pen, the National Front party leader who is among the frontrunners in France's upcoming presidential elections, made waves this month with her ...

A High-Stakes Election in France Could Empower an 'Axis' of Populism - Pacific Standard

Low turnout could work in the far-right's favor, but the second round could prevent a win. By Massoud Hayoun. Marine Le Pen delivers a speech on April 17th, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images). France will vote Sunday in a ...

En Garde!: Paris Bankers Brace for Restless Night of French Election - U.S. News & World Report

Candidates pose prior to a prime-time televised debate for the French 2017 presidential election in La Plaine Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, April 4, 2017. L to R: Jean-Luc Melenchon of the Parti de Gauche, Francois Fillon of the Republicans party ...

The Latest: French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally - goskagit.com

A hologram of French Left party leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Jean-Luc Melenchon speaks to supporters who gathered in Grenoble, southeastern France, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Melenchon held a rally in Dijon and his ...

Lethal Weapon star backs Jean-Luc Mélenchon - POLITICO.eu

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Emmanuel Macron hangs on to lead in French election, Marine Le Pen's camp rows with Brussels - Daily News & Analysis

With millions of French voters still undecided, the vote is the most unpredictable in France in decades and investors are nervous about potential last minute surprises that could trigger market turmoil. Centrist Emmanuel Macron clung on to his status ...

Macron hangs on to lead in French election, Le Pen's camp rows with Brussels - Reuters

PARIS Centrist Emmanuel Macron clung on to his status as favourite to win France's presidential election in a four-way race that is too close to call, as the camp of far-right challenger Marine Le Pen ramped up its eurosceptic rhetoric in a row with ...

Possible Scenarios for French Presidential Election - MarketPulse (blog)

This Sunday's French Presidential race is a massive event for the EUR, and the significance has not been lost on capital markets with German Bund yields' trading atop of this year lows. This latest Ifop poll puts Macron and Le Pen each on +23%, just +3 ...

Marine Le Pen: Who are her voters? - iAfrica.com

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen is a frontrunner with just days to go until France votes in the first round of its presidential election. On the campaign trail Le Pen has positioned herself as a protector of France who would pull the country out of the ...

How Being a Woman Helped Marine Le Pen - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. When voters in France cast their ballots in the first round of the country's presidential election on Sunday, Marine Le Pen, the candidate of the far-right ...

Far-right Le Pen campaigns for 'dispossessed' French - Yahoo News

Far-right presidential frontrunner Marine Le Pen said Wednesday that French people felt "dispossessed" in their own country as she stressed the threats of immigration and terrorism in the final days of campaigning. The 48-year-old former lawyer has ...

French Presidential Candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon's 'Hologram' Is Not Actually a Hologram - Gizmodo

French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is pulling out all the stops in the final days of the campaign season, beaming a holographic image of his far-left message to six cities across the country. There's only one problem with Melenchon's ...

Macron? Le Pen? Fillon? Melenchon? Which duel for the presidency? - TODAYonline

PARIS - French voters go to the polls on Sunday for the first round of their most unpredictable presidential election in living memory. Opinion polls make independent centrist Emmanuel Macron the favorite. But the gap separating him from the other top ...

French President promises tight security for elections - Famagusta Gazette

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday vowed to mobilize "all appropriate means" to ensure security during the two-round presidential election set to start on Sunday, his office said in a statement. At a meeting at the Elysee Palace, Hollande ...

Your Complete Guide to the French Presidential Elections - TIME

France goes to the polls for two rounds of presidential elections on April 23 and May 7, a historically unpredictable contest thanks to its insurgent political outsiders and slew of scandals. At stake is the future of the European Union, as well as ...