Opinion | France’s Voters Are Choosing Between Fear and Anger

NyTimes 21:04 12.04

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron are courting voters with emotion.


Sunak’s wealth is not the only problem – it’s how he uses his privilege to make others poorer | Frances Ryan

The Guardian 15:10 12.04

The perverse reality is that the cost of living crisis is being overseen by a chancellor whose wife is richer than the Queen, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan


Sunak’s wealth is not the problem – it’s how he uses his privilege to make others poorer | Frances Ryan

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

The perverse reality is that the cost of living crisis is being overseen by a chancellor whose wife is richer than the Queen, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan


New Caledonia leader calls for France to grant independence vote to counter China’s ‘omnipresence’ in Pacific

The Guardian 06:12 11.04

Pro-independence parties boycotted last year’s referendum on a split from France, arguing Covid made campaigning too difficult


Women’s Six Nations roundup: France see off Scotland, Ireland earn first win

The Guardian 03:13 11.04

France produced a superb first-half display to beat Scotland 28-8 while Ireland kickstarted their campaign with a 29-8 win over Italy


France faces bruising runoff after Macron and Le Pen top first-round vote

The Guardian 03:13 11.04

Projected results in first part of presidential race put centrist leader on 27.6% and far-right candidate on 23%


Macron and Le Pen’s inevitable face-off exposes a major shift in French politics

Vox 03:11 11.04

Fears of a low turnout and overall volatility have plagued the first round of France’s presidential election.


In France, it’s Macron vs. Le Pen, again, for presidency

NBC News 03:08 11.04

The April 24 runoff promises to be bruising and confrontational between the progressive-liberal president and his conservative challenger.


France election: calls begin for voters to block far-right Le Pen

The Guardian 00:15 11.04

As in 2017 and 2002, debate over whether leftwing voters should back centrist, stay home or not vote at all


Ellis Genge leads 14-man Leicester to famous first-leg victory at Clermont

The Guardian 21:14 10.04

Leicester are on course for the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after ruthless win in France


France presidential election 2022 live: Macron to face Le Pen in second round, according to projections

The Guardian 21:14 10.04

Follow the latest updates as projections predict a run-off between president, Emmanuel Macron, and Marine Le Pen, from the far-right National Rally


Live Updates: Turnout Is Lower as Presidential Vote Nears Conclusion in France

NyTimes 21:08 10.04

President Emmanuel Macron is expected to finish first, and may again face the far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the second round. After a muted campaign, voters expressed disillusionment, with one saying, “We don’t have many expectations.”


France election: voting under way with Macron and Le Pen vying closely for presidency

The Guardian 18:12 10.04

First round of voting, with eventual winner expected to be decided in runoff two weeks later


France presidential election 2022: close race expected between Macron and Le Pen in first round – live

The Guardian 18:12 10.04

Follow the latest updates as polls predict a tight first round finish between the president, Emmanuel Macron, and Marine Le Pen, from the far-right National Rally


Audrey Diwan’s ‘Happening’ Wins Alice Guy Award in France

Rolling Stone 18:02 10.04

Audrey Diwan’s Venice’s Golden Lion prize-winning “Happening,” has won France’s Alice Guy Award for the best female-directed French film of the year. The Alice Guy Pri…


France election: polls open with Macron and Le Pen vying closely for presidency

The Guardian 15:15 10.04

First round of voting begins, with eventual winner expected to be decided in runoff two weeks later


Macron faces far-right challenge as polls open in 1st round of France’s presidential election

NBC News 15:10 10.04

Up to 48 million eligible voters will be choosing between 12 candidates including President Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.


‘In France, I’d be a sex symbol’: Eddie Marsan on looks, lucky breaks and playing angry men

The Guardian 12:12 10.04

Over a bowl of chips in a local café, actor Eddie Marsan revels in his East End culture, and the challenges of finding a human side to aggressive male characters


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