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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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."
May 07, 2017 1:40 pm
Here is everything you need to know about the 2017 French presidential elections.
May 07, 2017 1:11 pm
Voting started on the mainland at 11:30 am IST in 66,546 polling stations
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.