Marine Le Pen
24 May 2022
A video claiming that voter fraud targeted far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has gained traction abroad. Users claim that Le Pen voter ballots were destroyed. In fact, unions were denouncing a €9 million loan that Marine Le Pen's RN party (FN at the time) borrowed from a Russia-based bank. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
6 Apr 2022
Papers focus on the tough choices facing presidential candidates Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Emmanuel Macron as polls show a tighter-than-expected second round run-off with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. French website Mediapart looks at why Ukraine may not be winning the information war outside of the West. Finally, we look at US coverage of Amazon workers in New York making history.
12 Mar 2022
French presidential candidates Marine Le Pen and Eric Zemmour are holding duelling rallies on February 5, 2022. FRANCE 24's Clovis Casali reports.
27 Oct 2021
Marine Le Pen heavily criticized the European Union during her visit with the Hungarian prime minister in Budapest. Viktor Orban praised Le Pen and said she would help renew Europe's political right wing.
13 Nov 2020
"Absolutely not": Marine Le Pen, France's far-right leader and president of the National Rally (RN) party, is unequivocal when asked if she recognises Joe Biden as the newly-elected president-elect of America.
22 Sep 2017
The papers speculate about the future of the far-right party and Marine le Pen after her number 2 Florian Philippot dramatically quits.
8 May 2017
After a close race against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron has won the French presidential election, becoming the country's youngest leader. In his unorthodox private life and short political career, Macron has battled conventions and broken with traditions.
7 May 2017
Far-right French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen casts her vote in Sunday's crucial election. Polls indicate that her rival, Emmanuel Macron, will win.
7 May 2017
Voting stations have opened in France for the second round of the presidential election. Voters have the choice of electing Marine Le Pen, or Emmanuel Macron as their leader.
6 May 2017
French presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron's campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a "massive" computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online a day and a half before voters go to the polls to choose between the centrist and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.
4 May 2017
Bloomberg's Caroline Connan reports on the debate between French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
2 May 2017
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron accuses Marine Le Pen's National Front of being "anti-France" in a blistering attack on his far-right rival.