No taboos at Elysee as Mrs. Macron signals change

World / Politics | FOCUS May 15, 2017

No taboos at Elysee as Mrs. Macron signals change

As Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, settle in to the Elysee Palace, their unconventional partnership stands as a symbol of the changes the new president is aiming to bring about in France. She's almost 25 years his senior. They met when she taught him ...

World / Politics May 6, 2017

Le Pen's party says some voters received torn ballot papers

The National Front party of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen complained to election authorities that voters in several regions received torn facsimile ballot papers bearing her name in a pre-election information package. Such packages are sent to all French voters in the run-up to ...