Two arrested in France for planning attack during presidential election - UPI.com

The arrests, which involved the discovery of a hideout containing firearms and ammunition, came five days before the first round of France's presidential election. By Ed Adamczyk Contact the Author | April 19, 2017 at 11:49 AM. Follow @upi. Comments.

Macron hangs on to lead in French election, Le Pen's camp rows with Brussels - Reuters

Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, listens to General Director of the optic group KRYS Jean-Pierre Champion (L) during his visit at the headquarters of the ...

France is the weakest of Europe's big 3 economies - KXLY Spokane

Europe's third biggest economy has suffered years of anemic growth, high unemployment and budget deficits, while neighbors such as Germany and the U.K. have enjoyed a stronger recovery from the global financial crisis. The country's economic malaise is ...

French election 2017: What are your hopes? - BBC News

The first round of France's presidential election will take place on Sunday 23 April, but will you be voting? If, as expected, no single candidate exceeds 50% of the vote, the two candidates with the most votes will head to a second round of voting ...

Marine Le Pen says French people feel 'dispossessed' - Daily Mail

Far-right presidential front-runner Marine Le Pen said French people felt 'dispossessed' in their own country as her second-in-command declared the EU flag 'an oligarchic rag'. France's far-right National Front stepped up its anti-European Union ...

French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote - Waterloo Record

FILE - In this Feb.5, 2017 file photo, French far-right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen acknowledges applause in Lyon, central France. Do voters judge a book by its cover? France's presidential candidates certainly think they do, and more ...

Man held over France plot wanted in Belgium - Sky News

French police found guns, explosives and an Islamic State flag after Clement Baur and another man were arrested in Marseille. 13:12, UK, Wednesday 19 April 2017. Suspects Mahiedine Merabet (L) and Clement Baur. Image: Suspects Mahiedine Merabet ...

Opinion: In France, the far right and far left are fighting for votes - Edmonton Journal

French presidential election candidate for the far-left coalition La France insoumise Jean-Luc Melenchon gives a speech aboard an "unbowed" barge, on April 17, 2017, in Paris, as part of campaign meetings along the Seine river. ALAIN JOCARD / AFP/Getty ...

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 ...

EU Undermines France's Sovereignty, Infringes National Economy - Le Pen - Sputnik International

Marine Le Pen said that France's membership of the European Union has undermined the nation's sovereignty, infringed its economy, and hindered the government's ability to defend its own population. French far-right National Front Party leader, Marine ...

Victory for French eurosceptics in election 'won't be an apocalypse', insist analysts - Express.co.uk

IF FRANCE votes for either euro-sceptic candidate in the forthcoming elections it is not the end of the world, say analysts. By Siobhan McFadyen. PUBLISHED: 11:51, Wed, Apr 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 12:24, Wed, Apr 19, 2017 ...

Le Pen's FN party calls EU flag 'oligarchic rag' - The Star Online

PARIS (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 presidential election.

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 thwarts a massive terror attack after arre... - New Delhi Times

France made two crucial arrests in Marseille on Tuesday for planning an “imminent and violent attack” ahead of the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday, authorities said. “These two radicalised men … intended to commit in the very ...

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 ...

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 ...

France steps up security around election as terror attack fears rise - The Guardian

A French soldier on patrol in front of official campaign posters of candidates. Security has been stepped up at political rallies. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images. French presidential election 2017 ...

Suspect in foiled French election attack also sought by Belgium - Reuters

French firefighters secure the street as police conduct an investigation after two Frenchmen were arrested in Marseille, France, April 18, 2017 for planning to carry out an ''imminent and violent attack'' ahead of the first round of the presidential ...

Will France's next president be innovative? - EURACTIV

DISCLAIMER: All opinions in this column reflect the views of the author(s), not of EURACTIV.com PLC. By Stephen Boucher | EURACTIV.com. 2:52 (updated: 2:53). The innovation president? Emmanuel Macron says he will give more time for debates ahead ...

Le Pen Projected to Lose 2nd Round of Election to All Key Rivals - Poll - Sputnik International

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is expected to lose the second round of the presidential election in France to all her key rivals, a fresh poll by Cevipof research center revealed Wednesday. Marine Le Pen, French National Front ...