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

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

SBSFrance's Le Pen on offensive with vote a week awaySBSWith 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 ...and more »

The French election and Europe's future - Arab News;

The French election and Europe's future - Arab News

Arab NewsThe French election and Europe's futureArab NewsA lot can happen between now and the second round of the French presidential election on May 7, so it is still too early to celebrate. But, even with the nationalist, populist candidate Marine Le Pen still in the running, many observers are genuinely ...and more »

French voters skeptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on unemployment, security - Free Malaysia Today;

French voters skeptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on unemployment, security - Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia TodayFrench voters skeptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on unemployment, securityFree Malaysia TodayPolls predict Macron, a former economy minister, will win the May 7 run-off with about 59-60%. le-pen-macron PARIS: A week before a decisive second round in France's presidential election, many voters are skeptical that either of the two candidates can ...and more »

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

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

ReutersFrench voters sceptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on key issuesReutersPARIS 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Straits TimesA Macron win is no guarantee of French revivalThe Straits TimesLONDON • 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 ...and more »

Macron honors Holocaust victims at Paris memorial - The Times of Israel;

Macron honors Holocaust victims at Paris memorial - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelMacron honors Holocaust victims at Paris memorialThe Times of IsraelFrench presidential election candidate for the En-Marche movement, Emmanuel Macron stands at the Wall of the Rigtheous (Le Mur des Justes) during a visit to the Shoah Memorial on April 30, 2017 in Paris. (AFP PHOTO / POOL / PHILIPPE WOJAZER).and more »

Marine Le Pen's National Front Might Be Starting to Crack - Foreign Policy (blog);

Marine Le Pen's National Front Might Be Starting to Crack - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)Marine Le Pen's National Front Might Be Starting to CrackForeign Policy (blog)For years, the party leader has held her party together with promises of electoral victory that she might not be able to deliver. By Emily SchultheisEmily Schultheis is a freelance journalist based in Paris. April 30, 2017; facebook twitter google-plus ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostFrance's Macron honors Holocaust victims, vows 'Never again'Washington PostPARIS — 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 ...and more »

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

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

ReutersFacing election defeat, France's Le Pen flip-flops on euroReutersMarine 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 | ...and more »

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

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

Economic TimesMarine Le Pen to appoint eurosceptic PM if she wins French electionEconomic TimesPARIS: 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 ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations - Toronto Star;

Emmanuel Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations - Toronto Star

Toronto StarEmmanuel Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectationsToronto StarWithout a party to back him up or any experience stumping for votes, the 39-year-old Macron came out on top of the first round of the French presidential vote. French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron visits a farm in Usseau, central ...and more »

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

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

Arutz ShevaMarine Le Pen lays wreath at French Holocaust memorialArutz ShevaAfter 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.and more »

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

Alive For FootballLe Pen lashes out at "weak" MacronAlive For FootballJean-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 ...and more »

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

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

The Star OnlineAirbus CEO weighs in for Macron in France's presidential electionThe Star OnlinePARIS (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.and more »

Le Pen announces eurosceptic PM pick, if she wins - ClickLancashire;

Le Pen announces eurosceptic PM pick, if she wins - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireLe Pen announces eurosceptic PM pick, if she winsClickLancashireFrench presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen temporarily stepped down as leader of the far-right National Front this week, in what has been widely viewed as a strategic political move ahead of the election to distance herself from the party's ...and more »

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

NZ Herald editorial: France presents a new political faceNew Zealand HeraldFrench 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 ...and more »

French connection - Philippine Star

French connectionPhilippine StarOne 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 ...and more »

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

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

LiberationFrench Election -- Far right Le Pen and Banker Macron to face off despite left surgeLiberationFormer 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 ...and more »

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

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

Fox NewsThe Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in ParisFox NewsPARIS – 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.and more »

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

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

AppsforPCdailyFootball legend Zidane urges French to snub Le Pen at pollsAppsforPCdailyFar-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 ...and more »