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Why are former colonies in Africa so important to France?

France is facing the second and final round of its presidential election.

Gloves off in French presidential live TV bout

Le Pen and Macron clashed over the economy, the EU and terrorism in a bruising tit-for-tat.

Macron’s optimistic centrist vision for France

Should the French vote against the populist Le Pen as president it will show that the rise of the far right can be limited.

French presidential elections: What you need to know

Candidates must convince voters they are best placed to solve the economic and security issues facing the country

Hollande’s socialists storm French Parliament

Francois Hollande's party has won an absolute majority in Parliament, giving him a free hand to implement a socialist solution to France's woes.

Election epic offers test for European incumbents

Europe is braced for an election bonanza this that will determine the politics of the increasingly contested campaign to save the single currency.

France jumps to the left as Hollande edges out Sarkozy

Franois Hollande has won France's presidential election in a swing to the left at the heart of Europe that could start a pushback against austerity.

Sarkozy faces defeat as France votes

France has voted which could crown Francois Hollande its first Socialist president in two decades, marking a leftward shift at the heart of Europe.

French candidates battle scandal as polling day looms

French presidential frontrunner Francois Hollande headed into the last round of his battle with Nicolas Sarkozy, with both candidates under threat.

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