Macron honours Holocaust victims and vows 'never again' - Witney Gazette

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has paid homage to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust with a sombre, simple message to voters: Never again. Chants of “Macron, President!” mixed with tears of sorrowful ...

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 ...

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 | ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

How France's Election Played on Gold in April - Alive For Football

"We will create a government of national unity", said Le Pen, as she appeared with Dupont-Aignan on BFM television. As part of her efforts to expand her base, Le Pen said Saturday she would name a fellow eurosceptic from outside the FN, Nicolas ...

Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff - CTV News

PARIS -- France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival views of Europe, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the shared euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for unity. A day after European Union ...

'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - Hollande - ClickLancashire

Without explicit reference to far-right candidate Marine Le Pen explicitly, the senior French Muslim leader said French citizens had to comprehend the "threat embodied by xenophobic ideas risky to our cohesion". "I think her campaign was too laid-back ...

French election shows changing attitudes in Europe - Miami Student

On April 23, 2017, France held the first round of its presidential election narrowing the field to two candidates: Emmanuel Macron of the center-left “En Marche!” party and Marine Le Pen of the right-wing National Front. The two will face-off on May 7 ...

From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote - pppFocus

Abandoning the National Front is likely a desperate attempt by Le Pen to break with the party's extremist past, which stands between her and anti-globalist French voters who aren't xenophobic. She told France 2 that France was approaching a “decisive ...

Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations - Fox News

POITIERS, France – Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday's runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable. That's thanks to an unorthodox, American-style grassroots campaign, which has harvested ideas from ...

France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bid - AppsforPCdaily

The 48-year-old Le Pen has denounced what she calls "Islamic fundamentalism", though she's spoken out against Muslim identity in general, too. Marine Le Pen launched moves to clean the National Front's image of xenophobic associations in the run-up to ...

The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron - Daily Nation

French presidential election candidates from left: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. Macron has said he would not look to prohibit religious symbols outside of schools, nor ban the burkini. PHOTO | ERIC FEFERBERG | AFP ...