Over 90 percent of the votes counted in France – runoff between Macron and Le Pen

As in 2017, there will be a runoff between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen in this year’s presidential elections in France. According to the Interior Ministry, 92 percent of the votes have now been counted. Accordingly, Macron won 27.4 percent and Le Pen 24.3 percent. Left-wing politician Jean-Luc Mélenchon came third with 21.3 percent […]

Macron narrowly ahead of Le Pen in French presidential election — RT EN

10 Apr 2022 8:05 p.m French President Emmanuel Macron and the right-wing conservative Marine Le Pen are contesting the runoff election for the highest office in France. According to initial projections, Macron is 28.6 percent, Le Pen 24.4 percent. For Conservatives and Socialists, the result is a debacle. According to projections, incumbent head of state […]

Afraid of Le Pen? German economists warn of stock market tremors and weakening of the euro — RT DE

8 Apr 2022 7:11 pm Numerous high-ranking financial and business representatives who are close to the EU are concerned about the outcome of the elections in France: A possible election victory by Marine Le Pen could therefore send the stock markets plummeting and weaken the euro even more. Some prominent German economists are leaving according […]