France’s prime minister Edouard Philippe looks set to achieve his aim of securing a majority of seats in the National Assembly for new president Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République En Marche. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

The campaign for next month’s legislative elections in France officially opened on Monday, two weeks and a day after the centrist Emmanuel Macron won (...)

France’s president-elect, Emmanuel Macron, poses with a woman for a selfie in Paris on Tuesday. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images

France’s president-elect Emmanuel Macron is applying the oldest principle in politics, divide and rule, as he draws up his government prior to the Jun(...)

 French presidential election candidate for the far right Front National (FN) party, Marine Le Pe. Photograph: EPA/Ian Langsdon

Plans to rename and “profoundly transform” the Front National after Marine Le Pen’s defeat by Emmanuel Macron in France’s presidential runoff will mee(...)

Emmanuel Macron: “I practise benevolence. I have never said a negative sentence against anyone.” Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

The newly elected president Emmanuel Macron faces the near impossible challenge of reversing France’s decline and reconciling a deeply divided populat(...)

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen exits a voting booth  in Henin Beaumont, France, on Sunday. Photograph: AP

Voting is under way in the final round of France’s presidential race with early early figures indicating turnout could be low, but above most recent f(...)

Supporters show their selfies with Emmanuel Macronduring a campaign visit in Rodez, France, on Friday. Photograph: Reuters/Regis Duvignau

Donald Trump’s election may seem a strange place to begin to recount the French presidential campaign, but it was the moment when, in the words of Mar(...)

Extreme-right  French presidential election candidate Marine Le Pen arriving to deliver a speech during a campaign meeting in Ennemain on Thursday. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

With a black bandana covering his mouth and his eyes obscured by dark glasses, 26-year-old activist Rudolph describes Sunday’s French presidential ele(...)

Emmanuel Macron: “Because he has never been a politician, there is a naive side to him.” Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

The winner of the second round of the French presidential election this Sunday will go on to fight what is commonly referred to as “the third round” i(...)

Election posters of French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen with graffiti reading “Neither banker, nor fascist”. Photograph: Damien Meyerdamien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, the two candidates in Sunday’s French presidential election, have changed strategies in the last week of the campai(...)

Polls predict Emmanuel Macron will win the May 7th run-off with about 60 per cent, but recent momentum has  been with Marine Le Pen, who clawed back about five percentage points in the past week. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters

A week before a decisive second round in France’s presidential election, many voters are sceptical that either of the two candidates can solve chronic(...)

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