Emmanuel Macron came in ahead in the first round of voting. But it was tight, leaving much of France’s electorate deeply concerned about the run-off. DWs Claudia Laszczak spoke with French voters in Berlin.
Marine Le Pen has warned her party could die within months after a French court seized party funds. And she has found some unlikely supporters in her appeal.
In the aftermath of France's World Cup win, hasty parallels have been drawn with 1998, the last time "Les Bleus" won the trophy. But DW's Matt Ford says that's history; this was a modern triumph for a modern France.
The French ambassador to Hungary, Eric Fournier, came under fire after the publication of pro-Orban comments. He has been replaced, although there is some confusion about the timeline.
France's far-right National Rally, formerly the National Front, said the party could soon be over after judges withheld millions in state funds. The move comes amid a probe into the party's alleged misuse of EU funds.
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