Party leader Marine Le Pen is running on a protectionist agenda that appeals to some entrepreneurs in France, but is feared by all those favoring free trade and the European Union.
Presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron has slammed far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who in turn continued to plough her anti-EU, anti-immigration course. The two seem set to slug it out up to May's second round.
French president-elect Emmanuel Macron has attended his first functions after a resounding win. Macron has spoken with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, telling her that he would travel to Berlin 'very quickly.'
Emmanuel Macron's supporters appeared confident after his victory in the first round of the French presidential elections. But his opponent, far-right Marine Le Pen, is trailing less than 1 million votes behind him.
France's centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen will go on to the run-off vote in two weeks time, according to preliminary official results from the first round. DW brings you the latest.
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