Reports Tagged: France

April 25, 2022

European Union officials – most of them — are breathing a sigh of relief over center-right Emmanuel Macron’s solid presidential election victory over far-right challenger Marine Le Pen on Sunday,

April 21, 2017

With recent polls tightening, there are now four candidates with a real chance of making it to the second round of the French Presidential elections. Despite last minute jitters over

March 17, 2017

European sovereign and credit markets breathed a collective sigh of relief at the results of the March 15 national elections in the Netherlands.   Meanwhile in France, independent centrist Emmanuel

March 02, 2017

Les Republicains candidate Francois Fillon’s refusal yesterday morning to withdraw from the French Presidential race, even as he loses steam and is hammered by judges delving into an embarrassing family

February 21, 2017

A quick note on some potentially important political developments in France and Italy over the weekend as we approach the starting gate of what will be a crucial 2017 election

August 26, 2014

Barely five months after succeeding the battered Jean-Francois Ayrault, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls resigned early yesterday morning, only to be immediately “reappointed” in theatric fashion and instructed by President

May 22, 2014

The results of the European Parliament voting that starts today and goes through the weekend will be closely scrutinized for evidence of the breadth and depth of disaffected, anti-establishment, and especially far-right