‘If one of these two candidates is elected, it will propel our country into economic chaos’
Scandal-hit candidate defends stance saying: 'It’s me that decides how I organise my campaign'
Suspects had allegedly recorded pledge of allegiance to group while preparing 'imminent' attack
Interior Minister Matthias Fekl says suspects were 'radicalised' and known to intelligence services
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen seen as leading first round of presidential election, followed by centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron
Police say Emmanuel Macron's proposals to give warnings and fines to cannabis users, who face a prison sentence under current laws, will save time and resources
French President’s office rejects accusations and denies meddling in the justice system
Les Republicains leader and Welsh-born Penelope deny any wrongdoing
It is one thing to involve your wife in these sorts of financial affairs. It is quite another to seemingly drag in your children. And why exactly might Fillon, a well-paid politician, be continually short of money?
Mr Fillon has been accused of paying his wife, Penelope, for work she allegedly did not do
Republican leader says tweet about independent candidate evokes anti-Semitic sentiments and goes 'totally against' what his party stands for
Emmanuel Macron gains the backing of a prominent socialist, as François Fillon faces fresh allegations over a loan
Speaking on French television, the Conservative candidate says he will not withdraw from the presidential race
Anne Hidalgo calls conservative candidate's plans 'an act of gross moral and political failures'
The fact that Fillon is now also acting like a deranged conspiracy theorist is hugely significant – it shows that would-be French presidents are sliding into a Donald Trump-style abyss of fantasy
Embattled candidate calls on his supporters to ‘resist’ and show their backing for his campaign