Greenpeace activists unfurled a 300-square-meter banner from the Eiffel Tower on the last day of campaigning in Paris. The anti-Le Pen protest claimed she would be a threat to French values.
The French National Front goes into this election year in a buoyant mood, hoping to attract mainstream voters who will heave Marine Le Pen into office. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
According to early projections, Macron has defeated nationalist rival Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election. The former economy minister is set to be the youngest head of state in the history of the Republic.
Five years after sweeping France's presidential and legislative elections, the Socialists are in a sorry state ahead of the first round of primaries: deeply unpopular and divided. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for talks with French President Macron, the man slowly assuming her role as Europe's leading figure. But with EU and eurozone reforms on the table, both still need each other.
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