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Former drama teacher seeks new role...

Former drama teacher seeks new role...

Europe

Mon, May 8 2017

Newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte, 64, is nearly 25 years senior than...

Macron wins French presidency, to sighs...

Macron wins French presidency, to sighs...

Europe

Mon, May 8 2017

With virtually all votes counted, Macron had topped 66% against just under 34% for Le Pen - a gap wider...

Macron elected French president

Macron elected French president

Europe

Sun, May 7 2017

Initial estimates showed Macron winning between 65.5% and 66.1% of ballots ahead of Le Pen on between...

French presidential election: What you...

French presidential election: What you...

Europe

Sun, May 7 2017

The new president will take over from Socialist Francois Hollande and is expected to be sworn in by May...

Infographic: French election amid low...

Infographic: French election amid low...

Europe

Sun, May 7 2017

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen trails centrist Emmanuel Macron in the polls by about 20% points ahead...

France elects new president, Macron...

France elects new president, Macron...

Europe

Sun, May 7 2017

Opinion polls indicate they will pick Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old ex-economy minister who wants to...

France fights to keep Macron email hack...

France fights to keep Macron email hack...

Europe

Sat, May 6 2017

France sought to keep a computer hack of frontrunner Emmanuel Macron's campaign emails from influencing...

Macron's French campaign emails leaked...

Macron's French campaign emails leaked...

Europe

Sat, May 6 2017

Macron's campaign has previously complained about attempts to hack its emails, blaming Russian interests...

Brutal French presidential race enters...

Brutal French presidential race enters...

Europe

Fri, May 5 2017

Polls showed that 39-year-old former investment banker Macron has stretched his lead over Le Pen to 22...

Le Pen, Macron face off in final French...

Le Pen, Macron face off in final French...

Europe

Wed, May 3 2017

Polls show Macron holding a hefty but narrowing lead in the polls of 59% versus 41%, but previous debates...

Populism: French presidential election's...

Populism: French presidential election's...

Europe

Tue, May 2 2017

How outsider candidates threw the traditional left-right battle into disarray

France's Le Pen accused of plagiarising...

France's Le Pen accused of plagiarising...

Europe

Tue, May 2 2017

Front National candidate Marine Le Pen appears to repeat several sections of rival Francois Fillon's...

Macron versus Le Pen in clash of visions...

Macron versus Le Pen in clash of visions...

World

Sun, Apr 30 2017

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and hard-right leader Marine Le Pen will contest the May 7 runoff for the French...

France elections: Le Pen steps aside...

France elections: Le Pen steps aside...

World

Tue, Apr 25 2017

The move comes just a day after she reached the second round of the French election, where she will face...

Mainstream politics shut out as Le Pen,...

Mainstream politics shut out as Le Pen,...

Europe

Mon, Apr 24 2017

Voters rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades, in favour of Le Pen...

Infographic: Battle for the Elysee...

Infographic: Battle for the Elysee...

World

Mon, Apr 24 2017

Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first...

France's Macron appears set for Elysee...

France's Macron appears set for Elysee...

World

Mon, Apr 24 2017

Sunday's outcome is a huge defeat for the two centre-right and centre-left groupings that have dominated...

Macron clings on to lead in tense French...

Macron clings on to lead in tense French...

Europe

Wed, Apr 19 2017

Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen have lost steam in the run-up to Sunday's vote, but are still...

Macron, Le Pen clash in first French...

Macron, Le Pen clash in first French...

Europe

Tue, Mar 21 2017

The faceoff between independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen provided...

French presidential candidate compares...

French presidential candidate compares...

Europe

Wed, Mar 1 2017

Embattled former Prime Minister Francois Fillon claims 'thugs and enemies of democracy' disrupting campaign...

Infographic: France presidential...

Infographic: France presidential...

Europe

Wed, Feb 8 2017

France elects a new president in a two-round contest that takes place on April 23 and May 7. Here are...