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Former head of Britain's spy agency says Russia should face retaliation for causing mayhem in cyberspace
Russia is causing cyberspace mayhem and should face retaliation said, the former head of Britain's GCHQ spy agency.
Parisian police gradually began reopening Paris' Gare du Nord train station early on Tuesday morning, after earlier evacuating the platforms and cordoning off the area because of a security alert, local police authorities said
Emmanuel Macron's win will bring short-lived cheer for liberals; divisions in French society will take time to heal
Macron, a bona fide member of the Euro elite, represents the same set of reasons that has triggered the rise of the anti-globalisation wave sweeping across Europe and has proto-fascist parties raising their heads
Marine Le Pen on Sunday put a brave face on her crushing defeat to Emmanuel Macron in Sunday's presidential election, pledging to overhaul her far-right party and turn it into the main opposition to France's new centrist leader
Emmanuel Macron was seen as the antidote to Far Right candidate Marine Le Pen, and his poll promises focused on revival of the economy and a more inclusive agenda that doesn't shut migrants out
The race to be France's next president culminates in Sunday's run-off after a tense campaign with multiple twists and turns.
French presidential election: Barack Obama backs Emmanuel Macron, says he stands 'for liberal values'
Former US President Barack Obama has endorsed a candidate in the race for France's presidency, taking his first dive back into international politics since leaving the White House in January
French presidential election: Emmanuel Macron files complaint over 'offshore account' claims in TV debate
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron filed a legal complaint Thursday after his far-right rival Marine Le Pen repeated online rumours that he had an offshore account in the Bahamas during one of the fiercest TV debates in the nation's history
French centrist Emmanuel Macron and his far-right presidential rival Marine Le Pen clashed over terrorism, the economy and Europe Wednesday in a bad-tempered TV debate that laid bare their profoundly different visions for the country.
Though Macron is expected to win, both the unexpected Brexit and Trump victories means nothing is ever certain, and Mélenchon’s less than full-throated support for Macron threatens to divide his supporters on voting day.
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron will take on far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second-round run-off of France's presidential election on 7 May.
French Presidential Election: As Emmanuel Macron hunts rural vote, Marine Le Pen celebrates alliance
French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted on Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among country folk who feel left behind.
Marine Le Pen's bid to defy the odds and win the French presidency risked a setback on Friday when the man named interim head of her National Front party stood down to defend himself against charges that he shares the views of Holocaust deniers.
French Presidential Election 2017: After Whirlpool battle, Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron clash over fish
After "the battle of Whirlpool," when Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron both went hunting for France's blue-collar vote at a threatened home appliance factory, the presidential candidates clashed over fish in a return to more traditional campaigning on Thursday.
Battling for France's blue-collar vote and employing all of her political guile, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen upstaged her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron by making a surprise campaign stop on Wednesday to a home appliance factory threatened with closure.
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it suspended 30,000 accounts in France as the social network giant steps up efforts to stop the spread of fake news, misinformation and spam.
Sarkozy sought to cast himself as powerless: On the 2012 campaign trail, he repeatedly pointed to Europe's financial crisis — in places like Italy and Greece — that endangered the eurozone.
Francois Hollande faces a short honeymoon after his election as France's first left-wing president in 17 years, with financial markets eager for clear signals on his policies and how hard he plans to push back against German-led austerity.
Socialist Hollande swept to victory in France's presidential election on Sunday in a swing to the left at that could start a pushback against German-led austerity.
France voted in a presidential run-off election on Sunday that could see Socialist challenger Francois Hollande defeat incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy by capitalising on public anger over the government's austerity policies.