Still a bit of a mystery, but an appealing one.
He's got Le Pen rattled at an important phase in the election campaign, even without a manifesto.
Le Pen has declared herself to be anti-radical Islam, and has attacked “two totalitarianisms”, namely globalisation and Islamic fundamentalism.
In the aftermath of the election of US President Donald Trump and the UK’s Brexit referendum, many observers are keeping a watchful eye on how presidential elections play out in France in late April and…
Macron’s stumble on colonialism.
The presidential candidate stoked anger on the right by calling French colonialism a 'crime against humanity'.
The four main candidates.
Just a month after moving into the Élysée Palace, the new president will face the country's parliamentary elections.
Roll out the candidates.
After a big weekend of campaign launches, most candidates are now in place for the 2017 presidential race.
Benoît Hamon is now leading a fairly weak socialist pack.
What hope of finding a candidate who can hold onto the presidency?
Happy new year.
Where do we go from here? After a dramatic year, we look ahead to some key economic and political trends that will influence our lives over the next 12 months.
He's the surprise winner of the republican nomination, but Fillon is in a strong position to attack the weaknesses of the far right.
While the French public comes to terms with a series of appalling attacks, politicians seize the opportunity to position themselves ahead of next year's Presidential election.
Soldiers patrol on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 18, 2016.
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.