Frank Langfitt

Frank Langfitt appears in the following:

Emmanuel Macron Declared Next French President

Sunday, May 07, 2017

The centrist is set to become the youngest president in modern French history. Sunday's results mark a big defeat for right-wing Marine Le Pen, who had hoped to ride the populist wave to victory.

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On The Eve Of French Election, Hackers Release Data From Macron Campaign

Saturday, May 06, 2017

French voters head to the polls on Sunday in the presidential election runoff. They're choosing between two candidates with starkly different views about the future of France.

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French Presidential Candidates Offer Radically Different Solutions To Fix Economy

Friday, May 05, 2017

Among the biggest issues in Sunday's landmark French presidential race are the country's stagnant economy and crushing unemployment rate. The candidates, centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen, offer very different solutions to these chronic problems.

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Whether She Wins Or Loses, Marine Le Pen Has Changed French Politics

Thursday, May 04, 2017

The two candidates in the French presidential election held their final debate Wednesday. Even if she loses, the far-right Marine Le Pen has moved her agenda into the French political mainstream.

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Early Polls Show U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Leading Ahead Of Election

Monday, May 01, 2017

The United Kingdom is in the early stages of campaigning for a June election. Current opinion polling suggests a result that would strengthen the hand of Prime Minister Theresa May as she steers her country out of the European Union.

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French Voters Embrace Outsiders In First Round Of Presidential Election

Monday, April 24, 2017

The first round of the French presidential campaign has left voters with a stark choice in May's runoff between the centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

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In France, Voters Swept Away Mainstream Presidential Candidates

Monday, April 24, 2017

Voters replaced candidates from the left and right parties which have dominated French politics for decades with outside candidates. There will be a runoff to determine who leads France in two weeks.

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French Voters Shun Political Parties, Sending Macron, Le Pen To Presidential Runoff

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Political outsider Emmanuel Macron has come in top place in the first round of the election with around 24 percent of the vote. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen trailed with 22 percent.

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The Implications As French Voters Head To The Polls

Sunday, April 23, 2017

French voters go to the polls in the first round of their presidential election, an election that has consequences not just for France, but for Europe.

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French Voters Still Undecided For Sunday's Presidential Election

Saturday, April 22, 2017

France faces its most important presidential race in more than five decades. But polls show many French voters are undecided or might not vote at all.

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Police Continue Investigation Into Paris' Champs Elysees Shooting

Friday, April 21, 2017

Police in France are still investigating the background of the man who killed a police officer in Paris on the eve of the French presidential election.

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Morning News Brief: Paris Attacks, New GOP Health Care Effort, Prince

Friday, April 21, 2017

An attacker killed a police officer in Paris, days ahead of France's presidential election. Also, House Republicans say they are putting the "finishing touches" on a new health care plan.

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The Stakes In France's Presidential Election

Friday, April 21, 2017

A shooting on Paris' famous Champs Elysees left one police officer dead and two seriously wounded. It happened as presidential candidates were debating on television, ahead of Sunday's election.

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Populist Wave Hits France In Presidential Election

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sunday's first round of the French presidential election is a tight, four-way race with only one candidate from a traditional political party. Like British voters for Brexit and Americans who supported Donald Trump, many French have lost faith in the political system and are looking for change and new ideas wherever they can find them.

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Why Theresa May Called For An Early U.K. Election

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election. We look at the reasons behind her decision.

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French Workers In Calais Throw Support Behind Marine Le Pen

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Factory workers in the French port city of Calais have been battered by globalization and surrounded by migrants. Some say they will break with tradition and vote for anti-immigration, anti-European Union presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.

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Tillerson Talks NATO Spending In Brussels

Friday, March 31, 2017

At NATO headquarters in Brussels Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed other members of the security alliance to contribute more money to it.

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Rex Tillerson Meets With NATO Leaders In Attempt To Mend Fences

Thursday, March 30, 2017

After deciding to skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Brussels for a NATO meeting and to calm fears about the Trump administration's commitments to key European institutions that have helped support peace and prosperity on the continent for decades. Trump has had harsh words for both the European Union and NATO officials.

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With Brexit Triggered, Uncertainty Continues Over What's To Come

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The British are known for understatement, but political observers speak of Brexit in superlatives. They say it could prove transformational for the country – either for good or ill.

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British Prime Minister Triggers U.K.'s Exit From European Union

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has kicked off the two-year process to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union.

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