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#French election

# french-election - Monday 19 June, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

# french-election - Monday 24 April, 2017

France had a presidential election what happens?

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

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

The suits are worth €13,000.

# french-election - Friday 10 March, 2017

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds

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

# french-election - Thursday 2 February, 2017

# french-election - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election

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

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