french presidential elections

On Saturday 6th May 2017 Europe held its breath. The people of France were going to the polls, and in a matter of hours the results of the final round of voting in the French Presidential Election were to be declared.
A period of cohabitation with what could very well be a Républicains prime minister would not only be a major setback for Macron but also represent a further opportunity to grow for the French far-right. Le Pen may have been defeated in Sunday's presidential election, but Front National and their increasingly loyal supporters are only getting started.
While in the first round of the French Presidential election, opinion polls got the results to within 1% correct, the industry
Francois Hollande was sworn in as French President on Tuesday morning, the fist socialist to hold the position in 17 years
Rarely has an election resonated so widely across the European Union as the French presidential ballot has done. Rarely has a leadership change in one EU member state created expectations of a real policy shift.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out fighting in his attempt to secure a second term. Although beaten into second place after the first round of voting, he issued a strong declaration to his supporters that 'the fight begins now'. He will need to galvanise his support as there had been fears amongst his party that he would be knocked out in the first round.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been dubbed “Nicolas Le Pen” by the Wall Street Journal after the president turned to
François Hollande's visit to London last week suggested the Socialist presidential candidate is increasingly confident about his election prospects.
A campaign in favour of euthanasia has used photomontages of French presidential candidates on the brink of death in a bid
The French president was welcomed by whistles and grunts of disapproval on Thursday, when arriving in the city of Bayonne