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Macron Vs. Le Pen: Fintech And The French Election - Forbes

As we count down to France's election day this Sunday, it is important to highlight what both presidential candidates have outlined in their manifestos for the country's economic future and the impact existing startups believe a Macron or Le Pen win ...and more »

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. France. What would Emmanuel Macron as France's leader mean for Europe? A presidential win could ...and more »

France's presidential hopefuls to stage duelling May Day rallies - Viet Nam News

PARIS – France's rivals for the presidency, centrist frontrunner Emmanuel Macron and far-right challenger Marine Le Pen, are set to hold duelling rallies in Paris on Monday, the May Day holiday that will also see major demonstrations against both ...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 »

Vive l'amour! If Macron wins, so will love - Times of India (blog)

What a 'prem kahani'! Wow! Let's be honest, one of the main reasons the world is taking such an interest in the presidential election in France is because of one woman. No. Not Marine Le Pen. But her chief rival Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte. I ...and more »

This Is the Evidence Linking Russian Hackers to the French Election - Motherboard

As France braces for the second round of its election, security researchers try to figure out if Russia was really behind the alleged hacking attempts against frontrunner Emmanuel Macron. Image: Frederic Legrand - COMEO/Shutterstock. SHARE · TWEET ...and more »

Reprieve or Reform in Europe? - Project Syndicate

Apr 29, 2017 Michael Spence With the pro-EU Emmanuel Macron seemingly headed toward the French presidency, the immediate threat to the EU and the eurozone appears to have subsided. But unless Europe addresses flaws in growth patterns and pursues urgent ...and more »

Populism: The French election's big winner -

Paris, France - For the first time in modern French history, the runoff vote will not feature a single presidential candidate from a mainstream party. On Sunday, tens of millions of people will choose between Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old centrist ...and more »

How Le Pen could win -

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 »