Presidential Poll: The Polls by Region

According to an Ipsos Sopra-Steria survey and the Center for Political Research at Sciences Po (Cevipof) for the regional offices of France 3, conducted in 12 metropolitan areas and published on Thursday 20 April, Emmanuel Macron is ahead of the vote in five regions, as the candidate of the Front National Marine Le Pen.  Surprise, …

Attack in Paris: Cazeneuve: “Nothing should hinder” the Presidential Elections

Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Friday morning after a Defense Council gathered around François Hollande at the Elysee Palace that “nothing of should hinder the democratic moment” of the presidential election. A policeman was killed and two others injured on Thursday night in a shootout on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, claimed by the terrorist …

Shooting on the Champs-Elysees: François Hollande promises “absolute vigilance” on safety

TERRORISM: The president spoke from the Elysee a few hours after the shooting, Thursday evening on the Champs-Elysee in Paris …  François Hollande made a brief speech just a few hours after the shooting Thursday evening in which a policeman died . He had to meet with the prime minister Bernard Cazeneuve and Interior Minister Matthias …

Attack “imminent” foiled. What we know

Two men were arrested in Marseille on Tuesday on suspicion of planning an “imminent” attack in France. During the searches conducted in the apartment rented by the suspects, firearms and a large quantity of explosives were found. One of the eleven candidates in the presidential election was certainly a potential target of the failed attack. …

Foiled attack: Two men Arrested, Firearms and Explosives Found

Five days before the presidential election, two men of 23 and 29, suspected of planning an “imminent” attack on French soil were arrested in Marseille. Firearms and equipment used in the manufacture of explosives were found during the search of their apartment. Two men aged 23 and 29, suspected of preparing an “imminent” attack were arrested on …

French Police Foil ‘Imminent’ Terror Attack

Two ‘radicalised’ men have been arrested in Marseille, planning an ‘imminent and violent’ attack amid the French presidential election, police said. Both men have French nationality and were born in 1987 and 1993. They were apprehended in the southern port city of Marseille this morning, France’s interior minister, Matthias Fekl said. Matthias Fekl told a brief news conference that …