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Macron and Le Pen clash in presidential debate - Aljazeera.com

The top candidates in France's presidential election have clashed in a televised debate, with centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing far-right leader Marine Le Pen of lying and seeking to divide the French. The election is shaping up as the most ...and more »

France's National Front co-founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says the battle is already won - Washington Post

ST. CLOUD, France — He is a convicted Holocaust denier but also the patriarch of the party that could soon triumph in France's presidential election. These days, Jean-Marie Le Pen, now 88, struggles to walk. But his ideology is on the move: In a once ...and more »

What a Le Pen Win Would Look Like - New York Times

LONDON — It is entirely plausible that the next president of France will be Marine Le Pen. After the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump in the United States, Ms. Le Pen, the leader of one of the oldest far-right parties in Europe ...and more »

Marine Le Pen Sharpens Attack on Emmanuel Macron in French Debate - New York Times

PARIS — The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen clashed sharply with her probable presidential opponent, the centrist Emmanuel Macron, over immigration, integration and France's role in the world, during a marathon televised debate Monday night, a ...and more »

Le Pen fails to land her punches in first TV debate of French presidential campaign - The Conversation UK

Paul Smith 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. University of ...and more »

Meet Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old former investment banker tipped to beat Marine Le Pen in the French election - Business Insider

At 39 years old, he is the youngest candidate in the race — and the only one with no experience in running a campaign. He served under President François Hollande as Minister of Economy, Industry, and Digital Data, but only truly entered the public ...and more »

French presidential debate: Le Pen comes under fire from rivals - The Guardian

France's main presidential candidates rounded on the far-right Front National's Marine Le Pen in the first televised debate on Monday night, with the independent centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing her of lying and seeking to divide the country. The ...and more »

In a bid to detoxify the far right, Marine Le Pen wants to appeal to French Jews - The Conversation UK

Itay Lotem 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. University of ...and more »

Reviving The Franco-German Tandem - Social Europe

The European Union will soon be faced with the start of Brexit negotiations. How did you experience the referendum, and what were the key drivers behind the decision to leave the EU? In my view, the referendum was primarily a political decision, made ...and more »

A few reasons why Le Pen could win the French presidential election, and a few more why she'll still fall short - EUROPP - European Politics and Policy (blog)

We are now entering the last month of campaigning before the first round of voting in the French presidential election on 23 April, with Marine Le Pen still leading in many opinion polls for the first round, but behind in polling for the second round ...and more »