French voters go to the polls on Sunday, May 7, to choose former banker Emmanuel Macron or right wing nationalist Marine Le Pen for President. Across the European Union the result is seen as pivotal.
Here you can find a chronological compilation of DW content dealing with the French election.
In their first addresses to the UN General Assembly, the French and US presidents took markedly different stances on global cooperation. Trump stressed sovereignty and protectionism; Macron urged multilateral dialogue.
Even after some 200,000 people took to the streets, French PM Philippe said the government will push ahead with reforms the "French people asked for." The proposed changes were part of what got President Macron elected.
Millions of people remained without power supplies after Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean and Florida. As some locals feared lawlessness, British, French and Dutch diplomats headed to the Caribbean to rebuff criticism.