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Marine Le Pen

France passes anti-radicalism bill that worries Muslims

Critics say these provisions are already covered in existing laws

17 Feb 2021 4:35 AM

France: Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

Le Pen had shared pictures of atrocities committed by IS in December 2015, soon after IS jihadists killed 130 people in attacks in Paris.

21 Sep 2018 3:58 PM

Russia used Facebook to spy on Macron campaign during presidential polls

Facebook said in April it had taken action against fake accounts that were spreading misinformation about the French election.

27 Jul 2017 12:10 PM

France's Marine Le Pen to run for parliamentary polls with party in disarray

A new failure could jinx her bid to unite the National Front and to make it France's leading opposition party.

19 May 2017 1:06 PM

Macron’s test: To retain the magic

Macron considers Britain’s decision to quit the EU as certainly harmful to the UK and potentially to the EU as well.

16 May 2017 12:09 AM


Will heal French divide, vows Macron after oath

rance’s youngest post-war Prez pledges to restore nation’s standing on world stage.

15 May 2017 1:50 AM

Macron saves democracy

Emmanuel macron’s victory in the french presidential polls offers liberals hope to counter the nationalistic and protectionist narrative.

14 May 2017 3:53 AM

Will ‘audacity’ guide Macron’s France?

The Prime Minister must be acceptable both to this President and to the legislature; it is not an easy endeavour.

12 May 2017 12:18 AM

For Macron, tough challenges lie ahead

The new French President is pro-reforms and business-friendly, but he promises to be a gradualist.

09 May 2017 12:07 AM

Macron wins France presidential polls by 66.1 per cent, to be inaugrated on Sunday

The interior ministry on Sunday reported a record number of blank and invalid ballots.

08 May 2017 4:05 PM


Won't give in to fear: Macron becomes prez, vows to 'heal' France

Western leaders largely hailed the result after the shock of Britain's vote to leave the EU and the election of Donald Trump in the US.

08 May 2017 9:13 AM

Trump congratulates Macron for 'big win' in French election

Trump had backed neither Macron nor his far-right rival Marine Le Pen ahead of the vote's second round.

08 May 2017 7:06 AM

Emmanuel Macron becomes France’s youngest President

Macron told the Louvre crowd that the Le Pen vote was one of "anger, disarray."

08 May 2017 2:01 AM

France casts votes alongside feminist protests, blank ballots

Polls suggest centrist Emmanuel Macron is favoured to beat Le Pen in Sunday's runoff election.

07 May 2017 1:51 PM

Macron, Le Pen face off as France elects president today

Polling day follows an unprecedented campaign marked by scandal, repeated surprises and a last-minute hacking attack on Macron.

07 May 2017 11:07 AM


France takes hard line on email hack

Electoral commission says media can face criminal charges for publishing Macron’s hacked data.

07 May 2017 5:50 AM

Frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s info hacked on French polls eve

In a statement, Mr Macron’s political movement En Marche! (Onwards!) confirmed that it had been hacked.

07 May 2017 4:37 AM

Trump will work with 'whoever' France elects as president

Le Pen was one of the first politicians to congratulate Trump on his election last November.

06 May 2017 9:22 AM

France's Macron files complaint against Le Pen's 'offshore account' claim

Le Pen said, 'I hope that we will not find out that you have an offshore account in the Bahamas'.

04 May 2017 7:50 PM

Can Macron give France new hope?

Ms Le Pen won the highest-ever vote for the extreme right in a presidential election.

03 May 2017 2:22 AM