Articles about Marine Le Pen
28 Jul 2017
Did Russia interfere in French elections? Facebook, US say yes!
They've done it again. We are talking about Russia, elections and spying.
22 Jun 2017
Brazil's own Donald Trump: Jair Bolsonaro
Donald Trump's win in the US has taught pollsters not to ignore fringe candidates who propound bigoted views on racism and homosexuality among other things.
19 Jun 2017
French Parliamentary Elections: President Macron's party wins
French President Emmanuel Macron emerged strong in France's Parliamentary elections, with his Republic on the Move (LREM) securing a commanding majority in the Parliament.
12 Jun 2017
French president Macron's party set for decisive parliamentary majority
French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist La Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) party and its ally MoDem are projected to win 445 out of 557 seats in the National Assembly.
11 May 2017
French lawmaker Marion Marechal-Le Pen takes a break from politics
Defeated French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's niece, Marion Marechal-Le Pen, has decided to take a break from politics three days after her aunt's defeat.
10 May 2017
Macron quest for EU reforms could irk member countries
France's newly elected president Emmanuel Macron is known to have a pro-European Union stance.
08 May 2017
Who is the French President Emmanuel Macron?
Emmanuel Macron is politically centrist, former investment banker who has now been elected as France's president.
08 May 2017
French elections 2017: Macron secures decisive victory over Le Pen
As results came in on France's nail biting Presidential race, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron emerged winner in round two, securing a decisive victory over his far right opponent Marine Le Pen, gathering 65.8% votes, becoming France's youngest President.
06 May 2017
French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said it has been the victim of a "massive hacking attack" that leaked campaign emails online.
25 Apr 2017
French elections: Marine Le Pen quits as National Front leader
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced she is stepping down as leader of the far-right National Front; however, she indicated the move will be temporary.
24 Apr 2017
French presidential elections, 2017: Macron, Le Pen win first round
The first phase of voting for the French Presidential elections ended on Sunday. The results declared in the wee hours of Monday saw candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron secure 21.4% and 23.9% votes respectively.
30 Mar 2017
French presidential elections: Fillon's wife questioned in fake jobs scam
After French presidential candidate François Fillon was placed under investigation in a 'fake jobs' scam, his wife Penelope was also questioned in the matter.
15 Mar 2017
French presidential candidate charged over job scandal
French Presidential candidate Francois Fillon was charged for offences relating to a fake job scandal, including misappropriation of public funds according to his lawyer Antonin Levy.
09 Mar 2017
French Elections: Fresh allegations jeopardize Fillon's poll chances
A French newspaper, Le Canard Enchaine, has leveled fresh allegations of fraud against French Presidential candidate Francois Fillon.
07 Mar 2017
'Ultimate duty' to prevent Le Pen from winning: Hollande
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande said his "ultimate duty" was to prevent Marine Le Pen, candidate of the far-right National Front, from winning.
04 Mar 2017
French presidential candidate Le Pen loses EU parliamentary immunity
EU lawmakers withdrew parliamentary immunity of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen for tweeting three images of Islamic State violence.
02 Mar 2017
French Elections: Fillon under pressure as polls near
French conservative candidate Francois Fillon is under pressure after the centrist UDI party withdrew support to him. Fillon is also facing a formal investigation over a fake job racket involving his wife.
01 Mar 2017
French want Obama for President
Frustrated at the lack of "suitable candidates", an online petition in France that seeks to have Barack Obama as President has garnered over 42,000 signatures. However, since Obama is not a French citizen, he is ineligible to run.
07 Feb 2017
Le Penn vows to put France first
Kicking off her presidential election campaign in France, far-right leader Marine Le Pen vowed to put France first in all her policies.