Tag: Marine Le Pen

Emmanuel Macron Beats Marine Le Pen For French Presidency

Emmanuel Macron was elected as the next president of France on Sunday, handily defeating far-right populist Marine Le Pen with around 65 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results. Macron’s campaign was thrown into chaos late Friday when it announced just before a moratorium on campaigning that it was the victim of a cyberattack.…

Macron, Le Pen Advance To 2nd Round In French Election

Centrist independent Emmanuel Macron led the first round of France’s presidential election on Sunday, and will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a May 7 runoff. With nearly all of the ballots counted, Macron led the 11-candidate field with just under 24 percent of the vote, followed by Le Pen with 21.4 percent. The…

John Oliver To France: ‘Don’t F*ck Up, Too’ [VIDEO]

Last night John Oliver sent a message to France: “Don’t fuck up, too.” talking about the upcoming French presidential election. “It is way more important than you might realize,” he said. In next Sunday’s first-round election, multiple candidates are proposing a French exit from the European Union, which would destroy the EU and fracture modern…

Britain Formally Triggers Brexit

A letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May has been delivered to European Council President Donald Tusk, formally triggering Britain’s exit from the European Union. The letter was handed over by Tim Barrow, Britain’s permanent representative to the EU. By invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, Britain now has two years to negotiate an…