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Russian MP says France's Le Pen to visit Moscow on Friday - Daily News & Analysis

Russian MP says France's Le Pen to visit Moscow on FridayDaily News & AnalysisFrench far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will visit Moscow on Friday, Russian news agencies quoted a senior Russian lawmaker as saying. Leonid Slutsky, head of the lower house of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said he had ...and more »

French Defence Minister Le Drian to Back Macron in Presidential Election: Paper - U.S. News & World Report;

French Defence Minister Le Drian to Back Macron in Presidential Election: Paper - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportFrench Defence Minister Le Drian to Back Macron in Presidential Election: PaperU.S. News & World ReportEmmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, arrives for a debate organised by French private TV channel TF1 in Aubervilliers, outside Paris, France, March 20, 2017 ...and more »

London attack highlights importance of protecting borders, says France's Le Pen - Reuters UK;

London attack highlights importance of protecting borders, says France's Le Pen - Reuters UK

Reuters UKLondon attack highlights importance of protecting borders, says France's Le PenReuters UKPolice officers and forensics investigators and police officers work on Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. REUTERS ...and more »

Another Socialist government member backs Macron with French election just a month away - Reuters;

Another Socialist government member backs Macron with French election just a month away - Reuters

ReutersAnother Socialist government member backs Macron with French election just a month awayReutersEmmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, attends a meeting in Reims, France March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol. PARIS A second member of the French ...and more »

Potential French first lady holds American-style campaign - Business Insider

Potential French first lady holds American-style campaignBusiness InsiderPARIS (AP) — In a break with French tradition, centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has created an inseparable team with his wife Brigitte, who is fierily campaigning by his side, a move more often seen on American political stages than in ...and more »

Macron HECKLED during HOSTILE mayors meeting in MAJOR boost for Marine Le Pen - Express.co.uk;

Macron HECKLED during HOSTILE mayors meeting in MAJOR boost for Marine Le Pen - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukMacron HECKLED during HOSTILE mayors meeting in MAJOR boost for Marine Le PenExpress.co.ukFRENCH presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron took a hammering from a crowd of mayors as they voiced their disgust at his public spending proposals. By Thomas Hunt. PUBLISHED: 02:16, Thu, Mar 23, 2017 | UPDATED: 03:14, Thu, Mar 23, 2017.and more »

France's Macron seen winning presidential vote: poll - Reuters

France's Macron seen winning presidential vote: pollReutersEmmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche ! (or Onwards !) and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, delivers his speech at the Association of the Mayors of France (AMF) conference in Paris, France, March 22, 2017.and more »

Return of Sovereign France - ValueWalk;

Return of Sovereign France - ValueWalk

ValueWalkReturn of Sovereign FranceValueWalkIn France, President Hollande's utter failure to foster broad consensus for structural reforms has paved the way for a contested election. While public debate focuses on Emmanuel Macron as the savior of France, the real story is that Marine Le Pen's ...and more »

But...What if she doesn't win? UBS' Gordon on the risks of Marine Le Pen losing the French election - CNBC;

But...What if she doesn't win? UBS' Gordon on the risks of Marine Le Pen losing the French election - CNBC

CNBCBut...What if she doesn't win? UBS' Gordon on the risks of Marine Le Pen losing the French electionCNBCDepending who you ask, the French are a month away from (a) the most important election of 2017, (b) their most important presidential election since 2002, (c) their most important election in one, maybe two generations, or (d) all of the above. Most ...and more »

ÉLYSÉE PALACE'S NEW AGENDA - ValueWalk;

ÉLYSÉE PALACE'S NEW AGENDA - ValueWalk

ValueWalkÉLYSÉE PALACE'S NEW AGENDAValueWalkEven if Marine Le Pen would win the first round of French presidential election, she would face great odds in the second. Yet, in one sense, she has already won. In France, the political future belongs to her agenda. After Prime Minister Mark Rutte was ...and more »

France's Le Pen calls for end to

France's Le Pen calls for end to "Francafrique" relations, CFA franc currency - The Star Online

The Star OnlineFrance's Le Pen calls for end to "Francafrique" relations, CFA franc currencyThe Star OnlineN'DJAMENA (Reuters) - French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen pledged on Wednesday to break with her country's decades-old relationship with Africa known as "Francafrique" and abolish the CFA franc currency policy that binds Paris and its ...and more »

How Nationalist Marine Le Pen Wins France - Forbes;

How Nationalist Marine Le Pen Wins France - Forbes

ForbesHow Nationalist Marine Le Pen Wins FranceForbesThere is only one way that Marine Le Pen, the right wing candidate for president in France, can win the hearts and minds of voters. Growth. Business. If she pulls from the playbook of anti-Islam Geert Wilders, the like-minded nationalist who lost his ...and more »

Why Nationalists Need Like-Minded Foreigners - Bloomberg;

Why Nationalists Need Like-Minded Foreigners - Bloomberg

BloombergWhy Nationalists Need Like-Minded ForeignersBloombergThere's something disturbing about recent stories about the ideological kinship between Steve Bannon, U.S. President Donald Trump's chief strategist, and Marine Le Pen, the nationalist candidate running for French president. Isn't nationalism supposed ...and more »

French voters adrift as unconventional election looms - News24;

French voters adrift as unconventional election looms - News24

News24French voters adrift as unconventional election loomsNews24Paris - One month before the French cast their first votes for president, mainstream parties are battling for relevance as anti-establishment candidates such as Marine Le Pen come to the fore. The far-right Le Pen shares pole position in the run-up to ...and more »

Le Pen urges cooperation with Chad to fight terrorism - Arab News;

Le Pen urges cooperation with Chad to fight terrorism - Arab News

Arab NewsLe Pen urges cooperation with Chad to fight terrorismArab NewsFrench populist leader Marine Le Pen poses with Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno at the presidential palace in N'Djamena on Tuesday. (AFP). N'DJAMENA/PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen met Chad's President Idriss Deby to discuss the two ...and more »

French mayors boo Emmanuel Macron - POLITICO.eu;

French mayors boo Emmanuel Macron - POLITICO.eu

POLITICO.euFrench mayors boo Emmanuel MacronPOLITICO.eu'I'm coming here and showing respect, so I'm asking for the same thing in return,' Macron told the audience. By Saim Saeed. 3/22/17, 5:53 PM CET. Updated 3/22/17, 6:11 PM CET. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron received a hostile reception ...and more »

Macron faces down booing, whistles from hostile French mayors | Reuters - Firstpost

Macron faces down booing, whistles from hostile French mayors | ReutersFirstpostPARIS French presidential election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron faced down booing and whistles of disapproval from an audience of hundreds of mayors on Wednesday, insisting he would aim to cut local authorities' spending and scale back a household ...and more »

Europe at the breaking point - People's World;

Europe at the breaking point - People's World

People's WorldEurope at the breaking pointPeople's WorldThe right was on the march, the left at war with itself, the traditional parties adrift, and the barbarians were hammering at the gates of the European Union. It's a grand image, a sort of politics as the Game of Thrones, but the reality is ...and more »

BlackRock bond fund ups French debt stock ahead of election - Times of India

BlackRock bond fund ups French debt stock ahead of electionTimes of IndiaBy John Geddie. LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) - The head of European bonds at the world's biggest asset manager told Reuters on Wednesday he is optimistic about the outlook for France and is holding a large stake in its government debt ahead of ...and more »

UBS: Little possibility of 'Frexit' despite 40% chance of Le Pen victory - Investment Week;

UBS: Little possibility of 'Frexit' despite 40% chance of Le Pen victory - Investment Week

Investment WeekUBS: Little possibility of 'Frexit' despite 40% chance of Le Pen victoryInvestment WeekUBS Wealth Management has downgraded French equities to neutral as it has assigned a 40% probability of National Front leader Marine Le Pen becoming the next French President. However, the wealth manager said there was little possibility of France ...and more »