Just a month after moving into the Élysée Palace, the new president will face the country's parliamentary elections.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
The far-right candidate has published a 144-point plan for her proposed presidency.
After a big weekend of campaign launches, most candidates are now in place for the 2017 presidential race.
The people who voted for the new American president may not be as hard for the Left to reach as it may appear.
An historian based in Poland sees many similarities between Trump and authoritarian nationalists like Poland's Jarosław Kaczyński. But the parallels only go so far.
New measure of 32 countries' economic balance places UK and US near bottom of the pile.
Here are five political leaders from around the world who are emerging as significant talents and possible contenders for influence in 2017 and beyond.
The future of Europe hangs in the balance. Will its leaders step up?
A year of political upheavals introduced us to the new insurgent tribes.
Europe's populists are taking advantage of Trump’s victory, but the comparison only goes so far.
One Nation has built on the racism of its original anti-Asian platform by linking Australia's secular society to its Christian origins and presenting Islam as incompatible with this way of life.
There's a large field of hopefuls for the first round, but they all need to be able to take on Marine Le Pen.
He's the surprise winner of the republican nomination, but Fillon is in a strong position to attack the weaknesses of the far right.
The Front National leader is feeling confident after Brexit and Trump.
Many politicians in the West – from backers of Brexit to Donald Trump – have convinced voters that immigrants are hurting their economies. The evidence suggests otherwise.
The far right isn't afraid to admit to fear in the wake of brutal attacks like the one in Nice. More mainstream politicians would be wise to follow suit.
All across the continent, euroscepticism is offering a new outlet for old feelings.
Watch Anne Tiernan and Duncan McDonnell discuss the popularity of minor parties and independents in this election – including what the Nick Xenophon Team learnt from the Palmer United Party.
Some Gallic goals might cheer up the French, but they certainly won't save Hollande.