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Brexit campaign group insults Macron after presidential win

Leave.EU, pressure group set up by Nigel Farage before referendum, tweets that French people had rolled over like they did in 1940 A Brexit campaign group poured scorn on France and Emmanuel Macron after the centrist newcomer Leave.EU, the pro-Brexit pressure group set up by Nigel Farage for last years referendum, tweeted that the French

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Voting begins in final round of French presidential election

Polling takes place against background of hacking that is clearly an attempt at democratic destabilisation Voting is underway in the final round of Frances presidential race after a warned that it could be a criminal offence to publish the tens of thousands of hacked emails and other documents some reportedly fake amid an electioneering blackout

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Leftist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon shakes up France's presidential race

After strong performances in two debates, several new surveys show the Communist-backed candidates popularity surging The French Communist-backed presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is closing in on the frontrunners Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, according to new polls. A rally held by Melenchon drew tens of thousands of supporters on Sunday, underlining his surging popularity

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French presidential debate: Le Pen comes under fire from rivals

Emmanuel Macron, the Front National leaders main rival in the contest, was subdued until Le Pen attacked him Frances main presidential candidates rounded on the far-right Front Nationals Marine Le Pen in the first televised debate on Monday night, with the independent centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing her of lying and seeking to divide the country.

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MEPs revoke Marine Le Pen's immunity over violent Isis images

Committee waives protection, paving way for French prosecution of Front National leader after she tweeted pictures of killings MEPs have voted to lift a separate investigation into her alleged misuse of EU funds. The European parliament and French authorities have launched inquiries after allegations that FN workers had fake jobs paid from EU funds. ordered

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Europes leaders to force Britain into hard Brexit

Fears grow about impact of populist surge as Nigel Farage predicts Marine Le Pen could win French presidential election European leaders have come to a 27-nation consensus that a hard Brexit is likely to be the only way to see off future populist insurgencies, which could lead to the break-up of the European Union. The