The Latest: French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally - Midland Daily News

A man walks past electoral posters displaying the presidential candidates, Benoit Hamon, left, Emmanuel Macron, center, and Marine Le Pen in Paris, France, Monday, April 17, 2017. French centrist candidate ... more. Photo: Kamil Zihnioglu, AP. Image 2 ...

Emmanuel Macron hangs on to lead in French election, Marine Le Pen's camp rows with Brussels - Daily News & Analysis

With millions of French voters still undecided, the vote is the most unpredictable in France in decades and investors are nervous about potential last minute surprises that could trigger market turmoil. Centrist Emmanuel Macron clung on to his status ...

Possible Scenarios for French Presidential Election - MarketPulse (blog)

This Sunday's French Presidential race is a massive event for the EUR, and the significance has not been lost on capital markets with German Bund yields' trading atop of this year lows. This latest Ifop poll puts Macron and Le Pen each on +23%, just +3 ...

French Presidential Candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon's 'Hologram' Is Not Actually a Hologram - Gizmodo

French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is pulling out all the stops in the final days of the campaign season, beaming a holographic image of his far-left message to six cities across the country. There's only one problem with Melenchon's ...

Factbox - Macron? Le Pen? Fillon? Melenchon? Which duel for the presidency? - The Star Online

PARIS (Reuters) - French voters go to the polls on Sunday for the first round of their most unpredictable presidential election in living memory. Opinion polls make independent centrist Emmanuel Macron the favourite. But the gap separating him from the ...

French President promises tight security for elections - Famagusta Gazette

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday vowed to mobilize "all appropriate means" to ensure security during the two-round presidential election set to start on Sunday, his office said in a statement. At a meeting at the Elysee Palace, Hollande ...

Your Complete Guide to the French Presidential Elections - TIME

France goes to the polls for two rounds of presidential elections on April 23 and May 7, a historically unpredictable contest thanks to its insurgent political outsiders and slew of scandals. At stake is the future of the European Union, as well as ...

France Can't Ensure Security Staff at Every Polling Station During Sunday Vote - Sputnik International

The French government will not be able to guarantee the presence of security personnel at all polling stations across the country during the upcoming presidential election, government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said Wednesday. PARIS (Sputnik) — The ...

Down in polls, France's Le Pen targets immigration for boost - Nation News

PARIS – Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen sought on Tuesday to turn the debate in the final week of France's presidential election to immigration as she tried to reverse a dip in polls. Related articles. French presidential race tightens... Sarkozy ...

Le Pen's FN party calls EU flag "oligarchic rag" - Daily Mail

PARIS, April 19 (Reuters) - France's far-right National Front stepped up its anti-European Union rhetoric on Wednesday, days after toughening its stand against immigration, in an apparent bid to mobilise its core supporters ahead of Sunday's ...

Le Pen's Real Sin? Roping in the Jews With the Muslims as a Threat to France - Haaretz

Marine Le Pen's instinct is right: fighting an Islamic takeover requires France to shed its guilt and shame over its past. But her desire for a foolish 'consistency' means Vichy and Jewish identity are also included. Amiel Ungar. Apr 19, 2017 1:58 PM ...

France's Le Pen hardens tone as campaign clock ticks down - Deccan Chronicle

Le Pen emphasised how she would pull France out of the European Union and crack down on suspected Islamists. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen (Photo: AP). Paris: Far-right presidential frontrunner Marine Le Pen said Wednesday that French people ...

Five things you need to know on Wednesday - Moneyweb.co.za

The pound holds an election rally, the French vote is still too close to call, and the global bond market calls time on the reflation trade. Lorcan Roche Kelly, Bloomberg / 19 April 2017 12:43. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking ...

Politics Dominates FX Moves - MarketPulse (blog)

The pound is stable after yesterday's surprise announcement by PM Theresa May to call a snap general election for June 8. On Tuesday, sterling had its second-best day outright since last June's Brexit vote, after PM May went back on repeated promises ...

Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack - Fox News

PARIS – Belgium's federal prosecutor says the country had opened an investigation into one of the suspects arrested for plotting an attack that officials say was thwarted days before the French presidential election. Clement Baur, a 23-year-old ...

Suspect in foiled French election attack also sought by Belgium - Channel NewsAsia

A man held in France over a foiled plot to stage an attack ahead of the first round of France's presidential election was also sought by Belgian authorities, Belgium's federal prosecutor said. Posted 19 Apr 2017 18:10. French firefighters secure the ...

Disgruntled French steel workers turn to populist Le Pen - Burlington Hawk Eye

In this Friday April 7, 2017 photo, sunlight streams into a "British Steel" factory during steel production at Hayange, a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. In eastern France's industrial rustbelt, workers are ...

French Pres. slams State, terrorist violence against Syrian - Kuwait News Agency

PARIS, April 19 (KUNA) -- France's President Francois Hollande on Wednesday lashed out at the repeated and ongoing attacks against the civilian population caught up in the Syrian and other conflicts and he urged a diplomatic mobilisation to put a stop ...

France's presidencial race 1st round up for grabs - Petroleumworld.com

France's presidential race enters its final stretch with no clear winner in sight as the main contenders scrap for votes in a flurry of campaign rallies. “Everyone is petrified,” said Edouard Lecerf , head of the political department at polling firm ...

French Presidential Candidate Macron Takes Page From American Political Playbook - NPR

This weekend, voters in France head to the polls in the first round of the presidential election. One of the leading contenders is political newcomer Emmanuel Macron. His supporters are using an American tactic, unfamiliar to French voters. The French ...