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Macron falls short of parliamentary majority as left and far-right make gains
Macron’s Ensemble coalition lost dozens of seats but still remains the largest party.
Macron battles French left in tight parliament election
Polling projections show that Macron’s party will be the largest, but may fall short of an overall majority.
Macron pledges to reunite divided France after winning second presidential term
Populist run-off challenger Marine Le Pen quickly conceded defeat but achieved her best-ever electoral showing.
French election: Exit poll projects Emmanuel Macron to win presidential runoff with 58.2% of vote
Polls have closed in France after a run-off between the incumbent president and his populist opponent.
Crunch time for Macron and Le Pen ahead of presidential vote
Both candidates fired off attacks in interviews today before last-minute walkabouts and rallies.
Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate
Macron was deemed the winner of the 2.5 hour debate in an opinion poll.
French Prime Minister says government to resign if Macron wins to create 'new impetus'
Macron is facing a close race in the run-off this Sunday against far-right veteran Marine Le Pen.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused of misusing public funds
It is not the first time Le Pen and her party were accused of misusing EU funds.
'We are exhausted': France’s Macron faces angry voters as he fights for second term
Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist rival Marine Le Pen qualified on Sunday for France’s 24 April presidential run-off.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen begin duel to become French president
After a first round of voting on Sunday, Macron came top with 27.85%, while far-right leader Le Pen finished second at 23.15%.
Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in run-off election for French presidency - exit polls
Projections show that Macron leads far-right leader Le Pen in the first round of France’s elections by a larger than expected margin.
France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid
The stakes of the election are high for Macron, who came to power aged 39 as France’s youngest president.
Analysis: France's election looked all over, not anymore
Tomorrow’s first round looks like to set up another Macron-Le Pen showdown.
Macron launches bitter attack on Le Pen as lead slips in French polls
A poll yesterday showed Le Pen winning 47.5% of the vote in a second-round run-off against Macron.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show
Macron has long been favourite for the two-round election on 10 and 24 April.
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Far-right French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen on trial for hate speech
The founder of France’s main far-right party, aged 93, is on trial over allegations of inciting racial hatred.
Le Pen's French far-right beaten in regional elections – exit polls
The voting was being closely scrutinised as a litmus test of whether the anti-immigration National Rally was gaining in acceptability.
French far-right faces crucial test in second round of voting in regional elections
Results are expected after the last polls close at 8pm.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.
Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter
The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.
Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter
Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.
'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'
David McCann, an expert on the politics of peace, can not equate Marine Le Pen with the stakeholders of Northern Ireland.
Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event
Paddy Cosgrave had earlier defended the decision to host Le Pen at the November event.
France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets
The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.
Marine Le Pen has been charged with misuse of European funds
Le Pen faces claims her party illegally claimed millions of euros from the European Parliament to pay for France-based staff.
'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election
The French press, however, are focusing on the low turnout for yesterday’s election.
Marine Le Pen is going nowhere and is eyeing another election
Her National Front party is aiming to be France’s main opposition party.
Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president
‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’
The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?
Down but not out, Le Pen is hoping to use this election as a building block for the National Front party.
Tense France picks new president in landmark vote
The run-off vote pits the pro-Europe, pro-business Macron against anti-immigration and anti-EU Le Pen.
French election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron takes aim at Ireland's corporate tax rate
Macron made specific reference to the Apple Tax farrago as part of a critique of inequal corporate tax regimes across the EU.
Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.
Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night
Le Pen’s supporters brushed off claims she copied parts of a speech given two weeks ago by Francois Fillon verbatim.
'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year'
The deputy head of the Front National party made the claim on radio today.
If Marine Le Pen wins election, her prime minister will be a far-right eurosceptic
Could a Frexit be on the cards?
Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial
Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.
Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party
The far-right candidate is taking on Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.
France had a presidential election what happens?
And why does it matter?
Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?
France will go to the polls on 7 May.
Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections
The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment.