Articles about Marine Le Pen

Did Russia interfere in French elections? Facebook, US say yes!

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.

Brazil's own Donald Trump: Jair Bolsonaro

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.

French Parliamentary Elections: President Macron's party wins

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.

French president Macron's party set for decisive parliamentary majority

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.

French lawmaker Marion Marechal-Le Pen takes a break from politics

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.

Macron quest for EU reforms could irk member countries

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.

Who is the French President Emmanuel Macron?

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.

French elections 2017: Macron secures decisive victory over Le Pen

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.

French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections

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.

French elections: Marine Le Pen quits as National Front leader

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.

French presidential elections, 2017: Macron, Le Pen win first round

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.

French presidential elections: Fillon's wife questioned in fake jobs scam

30 Mar 2017

French presidential elections: Fillon's wife questioned in fake jobs scam

After French presidential candidate Fran├žois Fillon was placed under investigation in a 'fake jobs' scam, his wife Penelope was also questioned in the matter.

French presidential candidate charged over job scandal

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.

French Elections: Fresh allegations jeopardize Fillon's poll chances

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.

'Ultimate duty' to prevent Le Pen from winning: Hollande

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.

French presidential candidate Le Pen  loses EU parliamentary immunity

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.

French Elections: Fillon under pressure as polls near

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.

French want Obama for President

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.

Le Penn vows to put France first

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.