Tag Archives: European people

07May/17

French news bulletin announces Macron ahead in prelminary election result

PARIS, FRANCE (MAY 7, 2017) (FRANCE2) – Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was forecast as the victor in preliminary election results broadcast on French television on Sunday (May 7), leading with 65.1 percent compared to 34.9 percent in favour of far right candidate Marine le Pen.
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30Apr/17

Week ahead: all change for France, but not for Fed?

It could be ‘all change’ for France’s political leadership as Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in the second round of a presidential election. But, as David Pollard reports, ‘no change’ is expected as the Federal Reserve meets for its latest policy decision.It could be ‘all change’ on the political front as Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in the second round of France’s presidential election. But, as David Pollard reports, ‘no change’ is expected as the Federal Reserve meets for its latest policy decision. Continue reading

10Apr/17

Berlusconi “saves” Easter lambs, angering Italy’s meat lobby

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has infuriated Italy’s meat industry by joining a vegetarian campaign and “adopting” five lambs that would have been butchered for Easter.
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10Apr/17

Far-right’s Le Pen sets her eyes on French election win

Polls indicate that French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s “detoxifying” of her party’s image, shifting the focus onto the forgotten victims of globalisation, has been a success and many see her topping the first round vote on April 23. But they also see her losing the second round run-off to a mainstream rival.
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02Oct/16

Princess Charlotte and Prince George give Canada ‘royal wave’

The Royal Family’s youngest wave goodbye to residents in Victoria, British Columbia, before they climb aboard a floatplane with mom and dad, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are wrapping up their Canada visit. Continue reading