Francois Fillon

2017 French election: who could have known?

Camille Delpech looks into a turbulent 2017 election story as candidates from across the political spectrum battle it out to become the next President of the French Republic a week on Sunday.

The fall of François

Euan Mullock explores how France turned against its socialist President Hollande, who in November received the lowest approval rating for a sitting leader in the country’s history; and looks ahead to May’s upcoming election.