While the candidates of the main left and right parties have endorsed the centrist from nowhere, others have held back.
Europe's commitment to free movement is being contested.
François Hollande, Barack Obama, David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and others on the atrocities.
France has declared a national state of emergency after a series of shootings and explosions - the deadliest attacks in Europe since the 2004 Madrid bombings.
The agreements made at the Malta summit reveal that European leaders have decided that it is prudent to live with African leaders, no matter how unsavoury some of them might be.
Former soldier Rob Lawrie's instinctive act of humanity in Calais contradicts the shameful logic of deterrence and the xenophobia and outright racism that often drives it.
A year on, Luxembourg's tax arrangements remain shrouded in mystery, says Molly Scott Cato.
There should be some way of apprehending the wondrousness of even our most banal transports. The alternative is everyday murderousness.
Eurosceptics have long believed that David Cameron's "renegotiation" will be an exercise in smoke and mirrors - and on this evidence, they're probably right.
Euroscepticism, recently confined to the right, is back in fashion on the Left, argues Edward Carden.
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch was sent to the death camp as a child. Music saved her.
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