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French far right leader makes demands of Macron

May 27, 2019 4:10 pm

Far-right party leader Marine Le Pen said after Sunday night's voting that ``at a minimum'' Macron must dissolve the French parliament and put in place a voting system more favorable to her party at home.

France's Marine Le Pen to propose new name for National Front

February 11, 2018 5:52 pm

She said she wants to transform the FN from a political opposition movement into one fit for government by winning over enough French voters to win a majority in the next presidential election, which is scheduled for 2022.

France's Marine Le Pen: far-right will rebuild, continue fight against European Union

September 21, 2017 4:39 pm

Rather than softening her stance on the EU in the wake of his departure, Le Pen said she would pursue that line. "National sovereignty is a mainstay of our struggle," she added.

Alternative for Germany: Far-right party likened to Nazis to shake up German parliament

September 20, 2017 5:46 pm

Leading AfD candidate Alexander Gauland denies they are Nazis, saying others only use the term because of the party's popularity.

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen wins seat in French parliament

June 19, 2017 12:54 am

Le Pen, 48, who lost her presidential bid to centrist Emmanuel Macron, triumphed in her northern fiefdom of Henin-Beaumont, a depressed former mining town, the town's FN mayor Steeve Briois said.

Macron wins French presidency, to sighs of relief in Europe

May 08, 2017 6:34 am

With virtually all votes counted, Macron defeated far-right rival Le Pen after securing around 66 per cent votes

French elections: Emmanuel Macron wins presidency, vows to 'fight the divisions' that undermine the country

May 08, 2017 8:40 am

Determined to eradicate the menace of terrorism, the president-elect said, "France will be at the forefront of the fight against terrorism."

French presidential elections 2017: From Macron to Le Pen, EU woes to Islamic terrorism. Everything you need to know

May 07, 2017 1:40 pm

Here is everything you need to know about the 2017 French presidential elections.

French presidential elections 2017: Voting begins, France to decide between Macron, Le Pen

May 07, 2017 1:11 pm

Voting started on the mainland at 11:30 am IST in 66,546 polling stations

Centrist Macron is opinion polls favourite as France elects new president Sunday

May 07, 2017 7:11 am

Macron, who wants to deregulate the economy and deepen EU integration, has a 23-26 percentage point lead over Le Pen in the opinion polls.