Leading politicians from across France's left-right divide on Sunday threw their weight behind Emmanuel Macron ahead of a presidential run-off between the pro-EU centrist and the far-right's Marine Le Pen.
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron will take on far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the second-round runoff of France's presidential election on May 7 after they finished as the top two candidates in Sunday's first round, according to projections.
Pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron vowed Sunday to battle the "threat of nationalists" after projected results showed he would face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the run-off of France's presidential election next month.
French conservative candidate Francois Fillon was one of the early favourites to become president, but his hopes of playing on his experience to win votes collapsed as a fake jobs scandal engulfed his campaign.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron will face off against far-right Marine Le Pen in the second round of France's presidential election, projections showed Sunday, making him clear favourite to emerge as the country's youngest leader in modern history.
High-powered aides to Donald Trump pressed for funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on the president's 100th day in office.
More holidays, a burqa ban and an end to hard Brexit just some of the policies Britain's opposition parties hope will prevent an overwhelming election victory by Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May in June.
Deep and 'unbreakable' ties between Germany and Israel are part of Germany's national identity and pillars of its foreign policy, but Berlin will continue to press for a two-state solution, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday.