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French far right leader makes demands of Macron

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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Macron wins French presidency, to sighs of relief in Europe

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

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

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

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

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.

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