The first round of the presidential election has left French citizens and politicians divided – and the top candidates' four-way split doesn't favour governance of the country.
The prospect of a Marine Le Pen victory has financial markets spooked. For good reason.
Marine Le Pen of the far right National Front and independent Emmanuel Macron advance to the runoff on May 7.
François Hollande promised to make France’s youth a priority, but was a disappointment to them. While current candidates often showcase young supporters, will they have a voice after the election?
The killing of a policeman in a terror attack has heightened tensions as France chooses its next president.
In the French graphic-novel series La Présidente, François Durpaire, Laurent Muller and Farid Boudjellal imagine what might happen if Marine Le Pen wins the presidential election.
Mélenchon is making a strong bid for the Élysée Palace.
Their policies on Syria, Russia, terrorism and the European Union.
A candidate's perceived Islamophobia may influence a French Muslim's vote, but the impact of religious faith on political choice should not be overstated.
French Guineans are up in arms about the territory's overcrowded hospitals. Why is no one talking about how racism and xenophobia also affect access to health care?
Behind the judicial turmoils of some of the candidates, it is becoming increasingly clear that the French presidential campaign is about two significantly opposed visions of the future.
France's Front National party has tried to distance itself from anti-Semitism – with limited success.
The official campaign to find the next president has begun. Are the cracks beginning to show already?
Today young people are the first victims of the increasing job insecurity in the world. Can a universal basic income, as proposed by a number of politicians, change things for the better?
Colleen Murrell speaks to The Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey about living in and reporting from Paris in the wake of a wave of terror attacks in the last two years.
The takeover of GM's European brands has historic parallels – and implications for both Europe and the US.
In France, a president has no real power without a parliamentary majority. And Macron doesn't even have a party.
Russia could undermine the idea of a shared European reality and sway three elections key to the future of the bloc.
When the presidential candidate pulled out of an important photo opportunity, everyone thought he was quitting the race.
He's got Le Pen rattled at an important phase in the election campaign, even without a manifesto.