Tag Archives: Marine Le Pen

26Apr/17

Le Pen says she is “not the National Front candidate”

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says she is “not the National Front candidate” during a French television interview.

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24Apr/17

Clashes at demo as election results announced

Demonstrators at Paris’ place de la Bastille clash with police as the results of the first round in French presidential election is announced.

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24Apr/17

Macron “one step away” from presidency – newspaper

Independent candidate Emmanuel Macron is just “one step away” from the presidency, says France’s Liberation newspaper, after he wins the first round of voting in the country’s election.
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22Apr/17

Voters uncertain 24 hours before first round of French presidential election

With some 24 hours left to pick their candidate in the first round of the French presidential election, voters in Paris say many issues will be difficult to solve regardless of who wins the tight race.
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10Apr/17

Far-right’s Le Pen sets her eyes on French election win

Polls indicate that French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s “detoxifying” of her party’s image, shifting the focus onto the forgotten victims of globalisation, has been a success and many see her topping the first round vote on April 23. But they also see her losing the second round run-off to a mainstream rival.
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07Mar/17

French right closes ranks behind Fillon

Friends and detractors of Francois Fillon seek to bridge divisions and put the candidate’s presidential campaign back on track despite a damaging financial scandal.

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27Feb/17

Barack Obama, next French president?

Four friends launch a petition to ask former U.S. President Barack Obama to campaign in France’s 2017 presidential election.

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06Feb/17

France’s scandal-hit Fillon fights on for presidency

French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon is defending his past conduct in a scandal involving payments to his wife for work which a press report says she did not do, and says he will push on in his bid for the presidency. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading

21Jan/17

Protesters block access to far-right leaders meeting in Koblenz

Protesters voice their anger about a meeting of European far-right politicians in Koblenz.

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21Jan/17

French far-right’s Le Pen says Brexit will have domino effect

National Front (NF) leader Marine Le Pen welcomes what she sees as ‘the end of the world and the birth of another’ at a gathering of far-right leaders in Germany.

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