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

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

Witney GazetteMacron honours Holocaust victims and vows 'never again'Witney GazetteFrench 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 ...and more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris - seattlepi.com;

The Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris - seattlepi.com

seattlepi.comThe Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Parisseattlepi.comPARIS (AP) — 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 »

French poll: Macron, Le Pen still front runners - Normangee Star

French poll: Macron, Le Pen still front runnersNormangee StarShe 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 ...and more »

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

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

CTV NewsLe Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoffCTV NewsPARIS -- 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 ...and more »

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

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

ClickLancashire'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - HollandeClickLancashireWithout 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 ...and more »

French election shows changing attitudes in Europe - Miami Student

French election shows changing attitudes in EuropeMiami StudentOn 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 ...and more »

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

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

pppFocusFrom the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French votepppFocusAbandoning 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 ...and more »

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

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

Fox NewsMacron's startup-style campaign upends French expectationsFox NewsPOITIERS, 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 ...and more »

The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron - Daily Nation;

The issues that divide Le Pen and Macron - Daily Nation

Daily NationThe issues that divide Le Pen and MacronDaily NationFrench 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 ...and more »

How the French debacle in Algeria shaped the rise of Marine Le Pen — and what America can learn from it - Salon;

How the French debacle in Algeria shaped the rise of Marine Le Pen — and what America can learn from it - Salon

SalonHow the French debacle in Algeria shaped the rise of Marine Le Pen — and what America can learn from itSalonMarine Le Pen's neofascist movement was fueled by lingering resentment over a military humiliation. Maybe ours too VIDEO. Steven A. Cook Skip to Comments. Topics: algeria, Anti-Semitism, colonialism, Emmanuel Macron, Fascism, France, French election, ...and more »

French election: the elite handlers guiding Emmanuel Macron to victory - The Australian;

French election: the elite handlers guiding Emmanuel Macron to victory - The Australian

The AustralianFrench election: the elite handlers guiding Emmanuel Macron to victoryThe AustralianThe Friday lunchtime chatter was all “Emmanuel says” and “the left will fight” amid the clink of glasses and tableware at La Rotonde, the celebrated Parisian brasserie that has become a symbol of Emmanuel Macron's elite connections in his run for ...and more »

Steve King: Marine Le Pen Will Help Save Civilization - Normangee Star;

Steve King: Marine Le Pen Will Help Save Civilization - Normangee Star

Normangee StarSteve King: Marine Le Pen Will Help Save CivilizationNormangee StarPARIS: France's leader Francois Hollande warned Tuesday of complacency ahead of the country's second-round presidential runoff, saying the defeat of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen should not be taken for granted. Le Pen, 48, is fighting her second ...and more »

Le Pen vows to end immigration if elected President - pppFocus;

Le Pen vows to end immigration if elected President - pppFocus

pppFocusLe Pen vows to end immigration if elected PresidentpppFocus“I'm not racist, but when I see our parents working like dogs only to end up with nothing at the end of the month, while unemployed Arabs are walking around with iPhones.”, said Yoan Jenais, 19, who runs a clothing stall in Saint Raphael in southern ...and more »

Macron, Le Pen Trade Barbs in French Election Race - Alive For Football

Macron, Le Pen Trade Barbs in French Election RaceAlive For FootballLe Pen's campaign took aim on Monday at what they see as further weak spots: Macron's previous job as an investment banker and his role as a deregulating economy minister under Hollande. "We'll get you out of here", Le Pen said as she hugged a woman ...and more »

To widen appeal, Le Pen steps down as party leader - pppFocus

To widen appeal, Le Pen steps down as party leaderpppFocusHe has been a fervent opponent of Le Pen for years, but her anti-establishment, anti-globalisation chord could resonate with some of his voters. Macron passed far-right leader Le Pen with 23.75 percent of the vote to the latter's 21.53 percent in ...and more »

Marine Le Pen Aligns Herself With Mainstream Onetime Rival - pppFocus;

Marine Le Pen Aligns Herself With Mainstream Onetime Rival - pppFocus

pppFocusMarine Le Pen Aligns Herself With Mainstream Onetime RivalpppFocusMarine Le Pen, the far right candidate for the French presidency, has promised to appoint a Eurosceptic prime minister if she wins a second round runoff vote on May 7. French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is trying to win over voters anxious ...and more »