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

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. Source: AFP. 1 May 2017 - 7:46 AM ...

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

PARIS 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 ...

A Macron win is no guarantee of French revival - The Straits Times

LONDON • France used to be known as the European Union's weaker link, a state not only unwilling but also increasingly unable to apply the economic reforms necessary for the 21st century, a nation buffeted by bad ethnic relations at home and the forces ...

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

PARIS — 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 ...

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

Marine 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 | ...

Marine Le Pen to appoint eurosceptic PM if she wins French election - Economic Times

PARIS: Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen announced on Saturday that she would name a eurosceptic from outside her National Front party as prime minister if she captures France's presidency in the May 7 run-off. In a bruising contest against pro ...

Marine Le Pen lays wreath at French Holocaust memorial - Arutz Sheva

After successor at National Front revealed to have denied Holocaust, presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen visits Holocaust museum. Contact Editor. JTA, 30/04/17 21:47. Share. Send To Friend. You need to fill your name, your email and your friend's email.

Macron visits Paris Holocaust Memorial - The Times of Israel (blog)

Amid worries about rising nationalism, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is visiting the Holocaust Memorial in Paris with a somber message: Never again. Excitement at his appearance mixed with tears of sorrowful remembrance for visitors as ...

Le Pen lashes out at "weak" Macron - Alive For Football

Jean-Marie Le Pen, who repeatedly has been convicted of crimes based on anti-Semitism and racism, founded the far-right National Front party that his daughter Marine now leads. Since Marine Le Pen announced she was "no longer the president of the ...

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

PARIS (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.

NZ Herald editorial: France presents a new political face - New Zealand Herald

French voters have given heart to everyone who may have despaired for the turn of electoral events in Britain and the United States last year, particularly since Paris suffered an act of terrorism just before the vote in the first round of France's ...

French connection - Philippine Star

One 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 ...

French Election -- Far right Le Pen and Banker Macron to face off despite left surge - Liberation

Former banker Emmanuel Macron, who left the ruling so-called Socialist Party to form his own centrist movement, won the first round of the French presidential election April 23. A strong campaign by leftist leader Jean-Luc Melanchon was sabotaged by ...

The Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris - Fox News

PARIS – 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.

Football legend Zidane urges French to snub Le Pen at polls - AppsforPCdaily

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen softened her stance on Saturday on a timetable for ditching the euro, a week before she faces off in the decisive second round of voting with pro-EU rival and favorite Emmanuel Macron. Aliot said ...

'Full Measure': Hacking France - WJLA

PARIS (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - The runoff for France's next president is set. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, the populist, will face former socialist Emmanuel Macron on May 7. The two candidates are in a fierce competition that could impact not ...

Le Pen's Election Bib Threatened - Alive For Football

How tempting it is in Britain, confident in our post-EU future, to ignore Le Pen's Front National credentials and cheer for the success of La Vague Bleue Marine ("Marine's blue wave", as her campaign is marketed). "We will form a government of national ...

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

She 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 ...

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

Marine 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 ...

"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 ...