From millionaire banker to government minister and now president, here's what you need to know about the man who defeated far-right Marine le Pen.
France rejected populism emphatically, but it also rejected the establishment. Both these facts must be remembered, especially when we attempt to lambast a prostrate Front Nationale.
As much as 9 gigs of data were posted on a profile called EMLEAKS to Pastebin, a site that allows anonymous document sharing.
Dr. Rossouw talks to HuffPost about Malusi Gigaba's effect on the rand and how the French election could affect the currency in the future.
The spy-linked group which also went after German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party is now apparently gunning for the French election favourite.
And then there were two. Here's everything you need to know about Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron and the French presidential election.
Sunday's vote will determine which two of the eleven candidates standing to be the next French President will go through to the final round, which will be held on Sunday 7 May. And there is a big chance that the result might well be yet another upset in global politics, as voters once again switch from the established parties and candidates to insurgent alternatives.
Francois Hollande has signed into law the right to gay marriage and adoption for same-sex couples. Hollande's signing of
Sixteen years after Mitterrand's death, the ghost of the first (and, before now, only) left-wing President of the Fifth Republic looms as large as ever. Over the past weeks, as once more the spectre of a Socialist in the Elysée has haunted Europe, commentators have dredged up the radical programme introduced by Mitterrand on his 1981 election.
Traders have warned of more market turbulence after elections in Greece and France fuelled uncertainty over Europe's ability