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#French election

# french-election - Monday 19 June, 2017

Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)
# French Election
# French Election

Macron sweeps to victory in parliamentary election (but falls short of landslide)

Jun 19th 2017, 7:26 AM 8,251 Views 9 Comments

Marine Le Pen’s National Front, meanwhile, had a disappointing result.

# french-election - Sunday 11 June, 2017

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority
# Yes We Macron
# Yes We Macron

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority

Jun 11th 2017, 5:29 PM 31,267 Views 44 Comments

Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

# french-election - Monday 15 May, 2017

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister
# Bienvenue
# Bienvenue

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister

May 15th 2017, 3:02 PM 13,491 Views 7 Comments

One anonymous insider described Philippe as “intelligent, lively and at times a bit crazy”.

# french-election - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president
# New Kid On The Bloc
# New Kid On The Bloc

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

May 13th 2017, 9:30 PM 12,981 Views 46 Comments

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

# french-election - Monday 8 May, 2017

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today
# Landslide
# Landslide

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today

May 8th 2017, 7:26 AM 13,548 Views 45 Comments

Macron handsomely won the French presidency ahead of Marine Le Pen.

# french-election - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election?

May 7th 2017, 12:13 PM 16,931 Views 44 Comments

Whoever wins today’s vote it is set to cause profound change for France.

# french-election - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'
# French Election
# French Election

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'

May 6th 2017, 10:01 AM 12,865 Views 134 Comments

A flood of internal documents were released online last night, barely 24 hours before the election.

# french-election - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election
# Yes We Macron
# Yes We Macron

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election

May 4th 2017, 2:34 PM 12,572 Views 88 Comments

Obama says he won’t be getting involved in “many elections”.

# french-election - Friday 28 April, 2017

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial
# Baggage
# Baggage

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial

Apr 28th 2017, 10:54 AM 15,888 Views 92 Comments

Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.

# french-election - Monday 24 April, 2017

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?
# Le Explainer
# Le Explainer

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?

Apr 24th 2017, 9:22 AM 22,788 Views 61 Comments

And why does it matter?

# french-election - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president
# Explainer
# Explainer

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,801 Views 42 Comments

The topsy-turvy election means the result is next to impossible to predict.

# french-election - Thursday 16 March, 2017

A French presidential candidate could be in trouble over his luxury suits
# Sharp Dressed Man
# Sharp Dressed Man

A French presidential candidate could be in trouble over his luxury suits

Mar 16th 2017, 7:45 PM 11,735 Views 13 Comments

The suits are worth €13,000.

# french-election - Friday 10 March, 2017

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds
# No Show
# No Show

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds

Mar 10th 2017, 6:29 PM 7,795 Views 23 Comments

Le Pen “was summoned this morning and did not turn up,” a judicial source said.

# french-election - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Allegations that his wife earned €830,000 in a "fake job" could end a man's bid for France's presidency
# Fake Jobs
# Fake Jobs

Allegations that his wife earned €830,000 in a "fake job" could end a man's bid for France's presidency

Feb 2nd 2017, 1:50 PM 13,408 Views 25 Comments

A TV interview will be aired tonight.

# french-election - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election
# France
# France

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election

May 6th 2012, 7:55 PM 12,243 Views 96 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat after polls showed him in line to lose the ballot.

# french-election - Saturday 5 May, 2012

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat
# France
# France

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat

May 5th 2012, 6:43 PM 3,441 Views 12 Comments

The first ballots have been cast today in a vote that could have major consequences for Europe.