As France elects a new president, the candidates' economic programs are being scrutinized. Michael Wohlgemuth from the Open Europe think tank looks at what Le Pen, Macron and others have to offer.
The French President Emmanuel Macron has laid out his vision for a more federal Europe. We look at what he wants and and the chances of it being executed in the face of German reluctance.
Florian Philippot has said "I don't like being ridiculed" amidst continuing turmoil in the far-right party. Philippot and Le Pen reportedly argued over his anti-euro sub-party "Les Patriotes."
French voters are choosing a president after a bitter campaign. The neoliberal former Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron is facing the far-right National Front's Marine Le Pen on the runoff ballot.
The two candidates have raised the stakes in France's presidential election. They both seek reform, but offer polarizing visions for France's future and its place in the world. DW examines their positions.
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