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Will the election gods smile upon Emmanuel Macron? Here's what you need to know about the French presidential polls
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Will the election gods smile upon Emmanuel Macron? Here's what you need to know about the French presidential polls

Emmanuel Macron is vying to retain his post, but is facing competition from 12 others, including far-right’s Marine Le Pen, Eric Zemmour and the radical left’s Jean-Luc Mélenchon. The 12 will face off on Sunday in the first round of polling and the top two will then battle in the second round on 24 April

French parliament debates controversial bill on Islamist radicalism; Left slams legislation for 'stigmatising' Muslims
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French parliament debates controversial bill on Islamist radicalism; Left slams legislation for 'stigmatising' Muslims

Besides including crimes of online hate speech and divulging personal information on the internet, under the legislation doctors would be fined or jailed for performing virginity tests

France's conservatives choose Laurent Wauquiez as leader: 42-year-old is a staunch critic of Emmanuel Macron
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France's conservatives choose Laurent Wauquiez as leader: 42-year-old is a staunch critic of Emmanuel Macron

France's conservatives chief Laurent Wauquiez is a hard-hitting critic of Emmanuel Macron, whom he dismisses as out of touch with rural France and weak on security.

France's far-left Opposition to take to the streets against President Emmanuel Macron’s labour reforms
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France's far-left Opposition to take to the streets against President Emmanuel Macron’s labour reforms

French far-left opposition leader Jean-Luc Melenchon‏ is rallying his supporters in Paris on Saturday against Emmanuel Macron’s labour reforms

Emmanuel Macron's 'regal setting' for rare address to both houses of parliament draws criticism
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Emmanuel Macron's 'regal setting' for rare address to both houses of parliament draws criticism

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to address both houses of parliament in the splendour of the Palace of Versailles, a move seen by critics as further evidence of his regal style of ruling

Emmanuel Macron plans Cabinet reshuffle after parliamentary election win
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Emmanuel Macron plans Cabinet reshuffle after parliamentary election win

French president Emmanuel Macron is poised to rearrange his Cabinet after his new centrist party swept parliamentary elections.

French parliamentary elections 2017: Emmanuel Macron's party set to revolutionise political landscape
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French parliamentary elections 2017: Emmanuel Macron's party set to revolutionise political landscape

French voters head to the polls on Sunday for parliamentary elections set to hand a landslide victory to President Emmanuel Macron's party.

France Election: Emmanuel Macron's party heads for crushing majority in Parliament
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France Election: Emmanuel Macron's party heads for crushing majority in Parliament

French president Emmanuel Macron's party is on course for an overwhelming parliamentary majority, after Sunday's first round of voting.

France Presidential Elections 2017: Meet the candidates in fray in cliffhanger polls
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France Presidential Elections 2017: Meet the candidates in fray in cliffhanger polls

Here are the leading figures bidding to become France's next president.

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen vows to end immigration if elected
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French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen vows to end immigration if elected

Paris: Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, one of the frontrunners in the French presidential election, has said she would suspend all legal immigration to France if elected president.