Le Pen claims 'massive' gains but says party needs major change

/ May 8, 2017

Le Pen claims 'massive' gains but says party needs major change

Defeated French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen claimed a “massive” result for the far right in Sunday’s presidential run-off against centrist Emmanuel Macron, but said her National Front (FN) party had to undergo major change. Separately, the FN’s deputy leader, Florian Philippot, said the ...

Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations

/ May 1, 2017

Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations

Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday’s runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable. That’s thanks to an unorthodox, American-style grassroots campaign, which has harvested ideas from the left and the right, tossed them with a dose of startup ...