The rise of Emmanuel Macron's party has shattered the accepted wisdom.
All of the candidates – even Fillon, a socially conservative Thatcherite – can claim to represent change. Yet none appears capable of embodying what de Gaulle called “l’esprit de la nation”.
Faced with a conservative parliament, Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Luc Mélenchon would struggle to deliver their promises.
On the eve of the French Presidential election, Marine Le Pen holds together a coalition more fractious than it seems.
The hard-right candidate's difficult week has revealed her true face - and left her hopes of reaching the second round in jeopardy
Norwegians long resident in the UK suddenly find there is no one to fight their corner.
A win for the government-led “Yes” campaign would destroy checks and balances applied to the parliamentary system
This fire was a tragic but inevitable consequence of British and French policy failures.
The European Parliament has finally passed laws policing the standards of medical devices. But will the UK reverse these gains?
The discredited candidate of the conservative mainstream is damaged, but his presidential prospects aren't dead yet.
A Le Pen victory is possible - here are four factors which could help it happen.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May