Macron wins French presidency by a large margin

JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron will be France’s next president, pollsters projected Sunday night, delivering a resounding victory to an unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. A crowd outside the Louvre museum at a […]

France’s next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France’s presidential election, remaking the country’s political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. French politicians on the left and right immediately urged […]