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Commission President Juncker advices France Macron

Even during the Brexit referendum campaign last year, the Commission kept a low profile, realizing that any perception of meddling would be punished by anti-EU media in Britain.

Le Pen faces off against Macron for French presidency

The top two winners on Sunday will advance to a May 7 runoff.

Champs-Elysees gunman ´radicalized´ criminal

The attack on the Champs-Elysees came less than 72 hours before the polls open in the first round vote of the presidential election.
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French judges ask the EU to lift Le Pen’s immunity

French prosecutors have asked the European parliament to lift the immunity of Marine Le Pen over an expenses scandal.
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Facebook targets 30,000 fake French accounts

European authorities have pressured Facebook and Twitter to remove extremist propaganda or other postings that violate European hate speech or other laws.
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French election painfully exposes hidden historical shame of WW II allies

France's far-right presidential contender has prompted a major outcry by denying that the French government was responsible for the roundup of Jews in World War II.
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Van Avermaet wins Paris-Roubaix

The Belgium's Olympic champion claimed his first 'Monument' title by battling through early setbacks and keeping his cool in the velodrome finale.
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Le Pen not welcome in Napoleon’s Corsica

Skirmishes broke out ahead of a campaign rally by French far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

Le Pen calls for an end to EU sanctions on Russia

The sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, against Moscow were originally introduced in March 2014.

Greek police find 8 parcel bombs headed to EU officials

The Greek militant group, Conspiracy Cells of Fire, claimed responsibility for the German attack.

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