Tuesday

25th Apr 2017

Ticker

German president appeals for tolerance towards migrants

German President Joachim Gauck Thursday appealed for more tolerance towards immigrants, with numbers at a 20-year high. "Our country needs immigration. We won't lose ourselves if we accept variety," he said in Berlin. Gauck is left-leaning, while Chancellor Merkel's centre-right coalition is pushing for a more restrictive immigration policy.

France still anxious over possibility of Le Pen win

Despite opinion polls that place centrist Macron well ahead of the far-right leader Le Pen in the 7 May presidential run-off, doubts are emerging about his capacity to unite the French people around his candidacy.

Russia suspected of Macron hack

Likely Russian spies tried to steal email passwords from Macron's people the same way they hacked US elections, new study says.

Investigation

Le Pen-Poutine: des liens qui remontent à loin

La leader du Front National a rencontré le président russe trois fois, et non pas une comme elle l'affirme. Mais l'argent que son parti a obtenu, et sous quelles conditions, restent un mystère.