France's presidential candidate Marine Le Pen faces new challenges from EU Parliament, UN - Firstpost

Paris: French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is facing new troubles, with fresh revelations in an investigation into her European Parliament assistants and scathing criticism from the UN human rights commissioner. The Parliament probe ...

Le Pen Likely to Beat Macron in 1st Round of French Election If Fillon Drops Out - Sputnik International

Far-right National Front (FN) party leader Marine Le Pen is likely to beat independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the first round of French presidential elections in nine out of 12 regions of metropolitan France in case The Republicans' candidate ...

Are We In An Alfred E. Neuman Market? - Seeking Alpha

Record-high stock indices. Record-low spreads. Darn close to record-low yields. Good times. But, you know, what if the market expects that the times are actually better than they are and does not expect this to change? What if the pricing in the market ...

Marine Le Pen rival Emmanuel Macron calls colonisation a 'crime against humanity' - International Business Times UK

En marche candidate expected to face-off against Front National leader Marine Le Pen in 23 April election. Sofia Lotto Persio. By Sofia Lotto Persio. Updated February 16, 2017 17:00 GMT. French economy minister Emmanuel Macron Presidential candidate ...

Le Pen: Britain Should Not Be Punished for Brexit - Breitbart News

Britain should not be punished for leaving the European Union (EU) and France should consider leaving the euro itself, Front National leader Marine Le Pen has said. Ms. Len Pen, who is currently ahead in polling for the first round of the French ...

French presidential hopeful Macron calls colonisation a 'crime against humanity' - FRANCE 24

French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron described colonisation as a “crime against humanity” during a visit to Algeria this week, sparking outrage back home among conservative and far-right parties. Macron, a centrist, unequivocally ...

Macron causes uproar by saying France's colonisation of Algeria was 'crime against humanity' - The Local France

French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron has drawn a storm of criticism from his rivals after calling France's colonisation of Algeria a "crime against humanity". In a TV interview in Algiers this week, the centrist said French actions in ...

France warns Russia against interfering in elections - RFI

media French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau. France said on Wednesday it would not accept interference by Russia or any other state in its presidential election, and would ...

Far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen says Britain should not be 'punished for escaping the EU prison' and ... - Daily Mail

Britain should not be punished for 'escaping the EU prison', and France should carve out a new cross-channel relationship after Brexit, according to far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. The National Front leader is expected to win the first round of ...

France warns Russia against meddling in election - Malay Mail Online

Marine Le Pen, France's National Front political party head, reacts to results after the polls closed in the European Parliament elections at the party's headquarters in Nanterre, near Paris, May 25, 2014. — Reuters picPARIS, Feb 16 — France ...

Le Pen Likely to Gain 38% of Votes in Run-Off Elections If Stands Against Macron - Sputnik International

France's National Front (FN) party leader Marine Le Pen is expected to receive 38 percent of votes in the second presidential election round in case her rival is independent candidate Emmanuel Macron, a fresh survey showed Wednesday. MOSCOW ...

Gallic shrug - Breakingviews

Even the slim possibility that far-right leader Marine Le Pen might lead France out of the euro zone has pushed up government bond yields. By contrast, corporate debt has suffered relatively little damage. Savvy investors will make this anomaly ...

French President Calls for More Cybersecurity for Election - Voice of America

French President Francois Hollande delivers his speech at the opening of the Mideast peace conference in Paris, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print. PARIS —. French President ...

Fillon Likely to Lead Le Pen 58-42% in 2nd Round of French Presidential Vote - Sputnik International

The Republicans' presidential candidate Francois Fillon is expected to secure 58 percent of votes, winning against French National Front (FN) party leader Marine Le Pen, if the two candidates enter the second round of the French presidential elections, ...

Hollande Requests Cybersecurity Briefing on French Election - Bloomberg

French President Francois Hollande requested a full briefing on what is being done to fend off cyber interference in the 2017 presidential race. “The defense council studied the level of threat,” Hollande's office said in a statement after the security ...

French President Hollande demands election cyber-security measures - Daily News & Analysis

Cyber security in the context of the upcoming presidential election will be on the agenda at the government's next weekly security council meeting, a statement from President Francois Hollande's office said on Wednesday. "The President wants to see ...

France's Le Pen Denies Allegations Her Aides Had Fake EU Jobs - Bloomberg

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen denied an allegation by the European Union's fraud office that she gave her aides fake parliamentary jobs, after she became the second main contender in the nation's presidential race to become embroiled in a ...

Emmanuel Macron loses lead in French election polls after remarks on colonial Algeria and gay marriage spark outrage - Telegraph.co.uk

Emmanuel Macron, the centrist French presidential contender, struggled to get his campaign back on track on Saturday after losing his poll lead over controversial remarks on France's colonial record and gay marriage. Mr Macron had overtaken François ...

Why colonisation remains a political football in France - FRANCE 24

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sparked uproar this week when he described French colonialism as a "crime against humanity". FRANCE 24 spoke to historian Pascal Blanchard about why it remains such a controversial subject in France.

The dapper Frenchman running for president as the best bet against the far right - Washington Post

In a contentious election that could prove pivotal in Europe, some see a savior in Emmanuel Macron. The contest for the French presidency comes after the twin shocks of the Brexit vote and the election of U.S. President Trump, two watershed victories ...