France: the far-right threat to Europe

Marine Le Pen has achieved her goal. For the second time in her political career, the 53-year-old extreme right-winger has reached the second round of the presidential election in France. This means a duel with Emmanuel Macron (44) on April 24. Le Pen achieved 23.41 percent of the vote this time, slightly more than in 2017, but more than four points behind the president with 27.6 percent. The second ballot could be just as close as the first.

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