French press review after European election drama

French press review on Monday after a night of European election drama: Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement national (RN) came out on top in France, 0.9% ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s Republic on the Move (LREM) party, while Yannick Jadot’s environmentalists took a surprising third place. IMAGES

Europe’s multinational parliament

Videographic illustrating and explaining the various key institutions of the European Union. Europe’s mainstream political parties took a hit in elections on Sunday but held off a strong surge by the populist right of Marine Le Pen, Matteo Salvini and Nigel Farage.VIDEOGRAPHICS

French president Macron casts European elections vote

French president Emmanuel Macron votes for the European elections in Le Touquet. The fight between Macron and France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen mirrors a larger battle across the continent between competing visions of the bloc’s future. IMAGES

Marine Le Pen calls on French to ‘stop Macron’ in EU polls

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen is plotting her revenge. After losing the French presidential election to Emmanuel Macron two years ago, the head of the National Rally — previously known as the National Front — sees the European elections as a chance not only to deal a blow to Macron’s faltering presidency, but for her ideas to move further into the political mainstream, where she says “everything has changed”.

Marine Le Pen disparages Macron ahead of European elections

Marine Le Pen disparages Emmanuel Macron in a speech in Paris as she launches her party’s campaign for the European Parliament elections. The leader of France’s National Rally party says Macron is “disturbing in his attitudes, worrying in his behaviour, incompetent in his functions”. SOUNDBITE

Marine Le Pen Profile & Inside the Freedom Caucus: VICE News Tonight (HBO)

This is the May 3, 2017, Full Episode of VICE News Tonight on HBO.

We profile French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s path to power, a far-right nationalist who wants to abandon the Euro and curb immigration. Plus, a look at the House Freedom Caucus and its shifting stance on health care reform. Finally, we go to Tokyo to meet one Nigerian-American comedian who’s now on Japanese TV every day.

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Topless FEMEN activists occupy voting station in Le Pen stronghold

Topless FEMEN activists chanting slogans decrying presidential candidate Marine Le Pen protested outside the Henin-Beaumont voting station on Sunday. The protesters occupied the rooftop of a building, carrying a large banner reading ‘Marine in power, Marianne in despair’ and waving the French flag.
Police quickly detained the protesters, using their uniforms to shield the activists from the press.

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RAW: Protester hurls egg at Marine Le Pen

A protester hurled an egg over Marine Le Pen’s head during a campaign event at Dol-de-Bretagne
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May Day marches and protests in Paris

Clashes have erupted in central Paris between police and demonstrators protesting against both candidates who qualified for the second round of the French presidential elections. The protest is taking place in central Paris alongside the annual leftist May Day demonstration. Some protesters have also been planning to protest against the National Front party, formerly chaired by Marine Le Pen.

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‘Pyromaniac’ Macron & ‘fascist’ Le Pen exchange insults as France readies to make choice

French presidential canditates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have again traded insults ahead of their election run-off next month.
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French Election & Animals That Get High: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

This is the April 20 2017, FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO.

VICE News profiles French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, who has the best chance of beating Marine Le Pen. Plus, an interview with Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister who essentially wrote the Donald Trump playbook.

Then, we go on the road with Bernie Sanders and Tom Perez as they start the DNC’s “unity tour” – where things are not going according to plan. Plus, a presentation of the druggies of animal kingdom.

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‘Smoke grenades’ fly as protesters rally against Macron, Le Pen in Paris

‘Smoke grenades’ could be seen being thrown at a demonstration in Paris where hundreds of protesters are marching against second round candidates for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8a2q

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‘Must defeat Le Pen’: Hollande calls on ministers to rally around Macron

Francois Hollande’s spokesperson says that the outgoing French president wants ministers to do everything possible, to ensure the biggest defeat possible for Marine Le Pen. After the results of the first round of voting in the French presidential election, Le Pen said it was suspicious that everyone was rallying around her rival, Emanuel Macron.

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Strong leader vs empowering parliament: Debates on French presidential election 2017

Almost 40 percent of voters chose either Marine Le Pen or independent candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon. RT discussed Le Pen’s candidacy with human rights activist Yasser Louati and Jean Messiha, the project coordinator of Le Pen’s presidential campaign.

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‘Hope of EU’ vs. ‘nightmare’? European elites flock to praise Macron, some call for Le Pen’s defeat

The French establishment and leading EU politicians, including Francois Hollande and Federica Mogherini, have rushed to praise Emmanuel Macron ahead of the presidential runoff vote. Some have openly called for the defeat of his rival, Marine Le Pen.

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Significant part of LGBT community to support Le Pen in upcoming elections – poll

Despite the tension over the National Front, polls show a significant part of LGB community will support Marine Le Pen in the first round of the election on Sunday
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‘I want to lead France, not Europe’: Le Pen asks for EU flag to be removed from TV debate

Marine Le Pen has again outlined her anti-EU stance. This time she refused to give an interview next to an EU flag, on a French chat show. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/89bl

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‘Migrants, welcome’: Anti-Le Pen protesters clash with police in Marseille

Demonstrators clashed with riot police on the streets of Marseille, Wednesday, to protest the candidacy of far-right leader and French Presidential candidate of the National Front party, Marine Le Pen. Protesters could be seen marching with banners and waving flares throughout the port city’s streets whilst armed police aimed at demonstrators. A dumpster on fire could be seen being put out by police.

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‘Complicated election’: Anti-Le Pen protests erupt in Paris ahead of French presidential vote

Protests have erupted in Paris ahead of presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen’s campaign rally in the city. Smoke grenades have been thrown at riot police, with tear gas being fired in return.
French lawyer Hosni Maati talks to RT on the matter.

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Tear gas & smoke grenades as police face off with protesters ahead of Le Pen rally

Protests have erupted in Paris ahead of presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen’s campaign rally in the city. Smoke grenades have been thrown at riot police, with tear gas being fired in return. An RT correspondent was caught in the middle of the scuffles while covering the standoff.

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