Far-Right Leaders Loathe the European Parliament, but Love Its Paychecks

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Spread the loveTweetFor decades, Ms. Le Pen’s National Front and other parties on Europe’s far right have drawn a strange legitimacy by winning seats in the European Parliament. They blame…


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Marine Le Pen Draws Cheers in Macron’s Hometown, and He Gets Boos

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Spread the loveTweetMr. Macron met first with a few union representatives from the factory at the local chamber of commerce; Ms. Le Pen beat him to the plant itself. Continue…


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A Marine Le Pen Victory Wouldn’t Necessarily Be a Win for Trump

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Spread the loveTweetMs. Le Pen has vowed to withdraw France from the integrated military command of NATO, an alliance that Mr. Trump once derided but has more recently supported. She…


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Marine Le Pen May Get a Lift From an Unlikely Source: The Far Left

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Spread the loveTweetIt has also set off a dynamic in the French race much like when Hillary Clinton defeated Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primaries last year —…


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France Honors Xavier Jugelé, Police Officer Killed in Champs-Élysées Attack

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Spread the loveTweetOfficer Jugelé, 37, was shot in the head on Thursday while at the wheel of a parked police van. He has been posthumously promoted and awarded the Legion…


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Emmanuel Macron’s Campaign Was Targeted by Russian Hackers, Researchers Say

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Spread the loveTweet (PARIS) — Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding more…


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Don’t Dismiss Marine Le Pen’s Chances at Winning the French Election

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Spread the loveTweet When the votes are counted on Sunday, expect Marine Le Pen, lightning-rod candidate of the far-right Front National, to advance to the second round of France’s presidential…


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Prepare for the world’s first nanocar race this month

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Spread the loveTweet The nanocars come in a variety of shapes and functionalities, and they’re not technically “cars,” since they don’t have motors (and most don’t even have wheels), as…


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France’s Presidential Vote on Sunday: Why It Matters

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Spread the loveTweet The elections are across France and in its overseas territories; there are 45.7 million registered voters. The vast majority of voting is by paper ballot, counted by…


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Understand France’s Presidential Election in 7 Times Articles

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Spread the loveTweet The first round of the French presidential election will take place on Sunday, a crucial moment in what has been an unusually tight, unpredictable and complex race.…


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