French election: Macron 'defeats Le Pen to become president' - BBC News

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, projected results say. Mr Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65% to 35% to become, at 39, the country's youngest president, the results show. If confirmed, he will also become the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic's foundation in 1958. A bitterly fought election concluded on Sunday amid massive security.

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Mark GanusMark Ganus (7 days ago)
is this really supposed to make maricon look good?

Calen NugamaCalen Nugama (7 days ago)

Cloud Head NateCloud Head Nate (8 days ago)
November: "HA libtard snowflakes can't accept reality, Trump won you idiots shut up"
Literally six months later: "OMG RIP FRANCE"

Gotta love Trumposexuals

JazzHands556JazzHands556 (9 days ago)
Have fun with sharia, France :p, My prays go out to any frenchies who actually wanted to not slip into complete bondage.

Jason SmithJason Smith (10 days ago)
The French just committed cultural suicide...and, did not even know it.

Marky MarkMarky Mark (10 days ago)
Yuk it's that pedo channel BBC.............

VTV SDVTV SD (11 days ago)
+ Keith Bate When you're accostomed to kow towing to anyone who feigns a stronger image - you get France.  A sheepish people whose only expectation is to be ruled by another while all the while beig convinced of their own enlightment.  Sheep will always seek to be lead by others.

Danny103Danny103 (11 days ago)
So many but hurt Trump supporters 😂😂😂😆😆😆🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Bryzz LullBryzz Lull (12 days ago)
Clearly the French are sexist.

Omura TomoakiOmura Tomoaki (12 days ago)
Homework is listen to BBC.But very difficult by Japanese high school student.

Omura TomoakiOmura Tomoaki (12 days ago)
Homework is listen to BBC.But very difficult by Japanese high school student.

P SP S (12 days ago)
Thank you french people! Trump and Brexit was already enough!

Mark GanusMark Ganus (12 days ago)
european goiym noticing how jews control the corporate media - antisemitism.

muslims demanding the destruction of israel and culling of jews - crickets

The DudeThe Dude (12 days ago)
Mark Ganus People wanting their land back - crying for the destruction of another nation.

TheIxtlanTheIxtlan (12 days ago)
I hope Macron bring thousands of Moslems refugees in France. We don't like refugees in USA. Muslims are too fanatics.

Eugenie DaaeEugenie Daae (12 days ago)
The far-right conservitard snowflakes' tears here are simply exquisite to behold.

the hillbilly gamer !the hillbilly gamer ! (12 days ago)
I won't feel sorry for the French people anymore when a Muslim Savage runs over a bunch of them in app with a big truck or guns a bunch of them down on the street because apparently that's what they voted for apparently that's the kind of Life they want for them in their children it's better to Virtue signal then to live in a secure and safe and civilized country what a bunch of brain-dead people

Haseeb ShazibHaseeb Shazib (12 days ago)
I don't know why people are being so hateful to Muslims in the comments😅😅. you little pussies need to shut up.

The DudeThe Dude (12 days ago)
Haseeb Shazib Cause theybdon't have the balls to say this shit to a muslim in their face and want vent off somehow.

Tony MunizTony Muniz (13 days ago)
French President Emmanuel Macarony (just elected)... has no children. German Chancellor Angel Oven Stuffer Merkel... has no children. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker... has no children. British Prime Minister Theresa May... has no children. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni... has no children. Holland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte... has no children. Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lfven... has no children. Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel... has no children. See why the suicidal islamization of Europe? Liberalism is definitely a mental disorder..

The DudeThe Dude (12 days ago)
Tony Muniz Why don't you make me? I like here.

Tony MunizTony Muniz (12 days ago)
Bro!! I"m not gay and I don"t care if you get funked in the ass with or without protection, so go sit in your divinely guided Imams lap again and stay there...

The DudeThe Dude (12 days ago)
Tony Muniz That's not really Islam's fault, fuck without protection a bit more and stop blaming others for your own impotence.

Red AbzuRed Abzu (13 days ago)
Frenches are smarter

DrakopiouDrakopiou (13 days ago)
Wtf is that comments sections, all of you think you get killed by an extremist when you walk in France? all the Trump shit work for your country, not for us. Don't spit your rage here

DrakopiouDrakopiou (13 days ago)
France won!

Alvin MoneroAlvin Monero (13 days ago)
Did anyone really expect the cowardly French to stand up to the Globalist NWO? Of course not!!! They surrender to Germany n like 4 days! Of course they waved the white flag and surrendered to the EU this time.
They'll be begging us to come save them in some-odd years from now.

Doctor BramDoctor Bram (13 days ago)
Cheese eating surrender monkeys

Nicolas ReyNicolas Rey (13 days ago)
C'mon guys, none of you are living in France so why do you care ?
If you are much happier with trump/Brexit etc than good for you, France made a different choice, deal with it.

Gagan AggarwalGagan Aggarwal (7 days ago)
Nicolas Rey Suicide is not a choice .

jesse jamesjesse james (13 days ago)
RIP France.

Rich SimmonsRich Simmons (13 days ago)
Sharia Law for everybody Whoo Hoo
Bow down to your Muslim masters you cowards
Bend over for the Jews you losers

Giorgi MeskhiGiorgi Meskhi (13 days ago)
stupid russians.

Charleston AnnieCharleston Annie (13 days ago)
To Americans, I live in Paris, and must say, I was very disappointed in the President results here, but again , and again, I see the French are ' slower' to grasp the Big picture. So if France does end up in another concflict or war , DO NOT SAVE FRANCE AGAIN, let the Russians have France this time around .. let Putain have this headache,  
mal de tête, ha ha

Dave SmithDave Smith (13 days ago)
Rigged election . Reports of voter fraud coming in across all of France

Serbian CrusaderSerbian Crusader (13 days ago)
Hello darkness my old friend

Snk IworldSnk Iworld (13 days ago)
No More #Pray for France Tag
only #Deal with it France Tag

Nurayni JNurayni J (13 days ago)
I'm so happy for President Macron, and i wish him every success in office

luisfcdluisfcd (13 days ago)
Frenchkistan is coming

ben5447ben5447 (13 days ago)
Mr & Mrs Macron wedding photo. 👶🏼 👵🏻

Two OprettTwo Oprett (13 days ago)

alb inoalb ino (13 days ago)
Thank God I'm American

XenomousXenomous (13 days ago)
Honestly, I'm a Republican but I think it's fine that they picked him. It won't effect anyone but themselves so if more terrorist attacks happen there, they know they made a mistake and the will have to face the consequences.

ann derann der (13 days ago)
Goodbye France you will no longer even be named France in 10 years. While America prospers, Europe will fall to the hoards of Islam and what they will do to you when they are in power, it will make what ISIS did in Syria look like child's play. They will light the fires and boil the oil. So sad for your children their is no innocence in Islam, none.

The DudeThe Dude (13 days ago)
ann der Yum, sweet salt.

fakjufakju (13 days ago)
Those with a soft heart need a hard arse.

fakjufakju (13 days ago)
who won ? --- Merker

mannymanny (13 days ago)
Oh thank God France avoided another Trump. Great news for France

Asome ProdAsome Prod (14 days ago)
Let's have another French reveloution

Harley DavidsonHarley Davidson (14 days ago)
Congratulations from the U.S. to all of France for beating the conservative Nazi Scumbag Le Pen!! 🍾🥂 Cheers!!!☆☆☆

FruitpunchFruitpunch (14 days ago)
Well you did it you cheese eating surrender monkeys you chose the worse candidate of all for your election to be president. You done fucked it up enjoy deep poverty with corruption and socialism.

lolcatjuniorlolcatjunior (14 days ago)
Love those delicious right winger tears. Keep them coming.

Ouinn OuinnOuinn Ouinn (14 days ago)
Hey Americunts supporters of Trump. You say "France will turn into a multicultural shithole" while your own country is much more multicultural. And your so-called messiah Trump won't prevent you white Americans to become a minority very soon, so leave France alone lol.

Ouinn OuinnOuinn Ouinn (7 days ago)
Oh right. I guess you voted Trump so his wall will prevent these "best minds" to back home so they will stay in America?
"They bring drugs, they brings crime, they're rapists" but most of them are the best minds so let's build a big wall so they will stay. Right?

Gagan AggarwalGagan Aggarwal (7 days ago)
Ouinn Ouinn You have to understand in what ways America is more multicultural. America has the best minds on the planet as immigrants in its universities and jobs ,while you have the best terrorists as immigrants in your countries. That's the difference. And that's why America will progress and France will be an Islamic republic.

Anton AntonsonAnton Antonson (14 days ago)
To all of you who do not see ISLAMIC TERROR in front of your own eyes - for those who believe we have anything to win by IMPORTING MUSLIMS into Europé (anything!) - YOU ARE ALL IDIOTS! IDIOTS!

Member?Member? (14 days ago)
ffs france

ChainBlastChainBlast (14 days ago)
Lets go Macron!

janet planetjanet planet (14 days ago)
Macron won, and France lost. Won't be long until Notre Dame is converted into  a mosque. R.I.P France. I guess you just can't fix stupid.

The DudeThe Dude (13 days ago)
janet planet And that's bad because?

Martin RangelMartin Rangel (14 days ago)
Le Pen lost: good riddance!

Bruce WilliamsBruce Williams (14 days ago)

(you're going to be doing it a lot now that you've opened the door for Islamic invasion)

Bruce WilliamsBruce Williams (14 days ago)

Sandrah CoxSandrah Cox (14 days ago)
Obviously France has been noticing the
turmoil & heartache caused by Trump's
non-popular vote win here in America.
The French people are always in the know!

jaryd12345jaryd12345 (14 days ago)
Americans that are saying. "Le Pen voters are welcome in the US anytime for the people who made the right decision."

Sorry... I DEEPLY disagree with Le Pen's policies and attitudes... but mother of all that is holy... at least she's a competent politician! How can you possibly in any universe still believe that Trump is a good idea? He's a complete moron. He has never, and will never have any idea, what he is doing, how to accomplish anything , or the legality of doing so. You people let a political chimpanzee have his finger on the world's most powerful button and have the nerve to tell anyone else what they should be doing?!?!

Also... he hasn't even done any of the ridiculous garbage he promised you!

-His travel ban promise? As we all said at the time; illegal.

-Having Mexico pay for a border wall: proven to be an impossible task.

-Having America pay for same wall instead: of course not because the actual politicians of Trump's party realise that it's a GIGANTIC WASTE OF MONEY!

-Draining the swamp??? He's appointed every rich businessman and banker he can find as well as being a Nepotist employing his entire immediate family to do jobs that they are even less qualified to do than he is! The swamp is as overflowing and as much if not more of a cesspool than ever!

All he does is continue to slap himself on the back for achieving NOTHING and holding campaign rallies for an election he already won!

TheDark NiteTheDark Nite (14 days ago)
Poor white trash! Lost in Canada, Netherlands, France. Only the US & UK remain dedicated to white supremacy and overt right wing fascism! Hopefully, Germany will also be a more tolerant, open and pro-business society and not the scared, closed and racist domain of the Christian right and their white supremacist allies. Welcome back to civilization France!

Reza YmReza Ym (14 days ago)
I'm not going to read butt hurt neo fascist comments! Better to save my time on the lowest scum. Congratulations French brothers! Don't let strangers order you on who to vote. They chose trump and he has been grabbing every american pussy! haha

rooster teethrooster teeth (14 days ago)
French pussies.

General VexGeneral Vex (14 days ago)
So much triggered people

General VexGeneral Vex (14 days ago)
Congrats Macron!

Burton VigilBurton Vigil (14 days ago)
Muslims have backbone and a belief system .. The French have neither the brains nor the brawn to defend their interests. The French more than deserve to be conquered, and should be ashamed

Traveler ManTraveler Man (14 days ago)
America became a Most Racist Country on Earth since Trump became a Presiden

Good Job France ! French People very smart to Vote Tolerant Leader !
I Love french People so much !
Viva La France !!

Mini SmoshiMini Smoshi (14 days ago)
Macron est mieux que Lepen...

Brandon HackbarthBrandon Hackbarth (14 days ago)
Damn i thought for sure Le Pen was gonna pull through with everything going on over there. Macron is a liberal and liberals bring chaos. No order with liberals.

John MartinJohn Martin (14 days ago)
Look at the pathetic racists on this comment board, I would gladly deport them in exchange for a hard working immigrant

number1990number1990 (14 days ago)
John Martin we would gladly deport your stupid ass.

RKWorldAffairRKWorldAffair (14 days ago)
You're far too ignorant and stupid to make an intelligent comment regarding "hard working immigrants", with all the evidence the world has been witness to over the past 5 or so years, YOU still prefer to remain blind. Llibtards like yourself are just too braindead to look at facts & evidence that has been seen first hand in countries throughout ALL of Europe since they infiltrated the shores like a plague! Go back to watching the View to get your mindless education old man, clearly your living proof that wisdom doesn't come with age, only senility in ur case!!

lagaman11lagaman11 (14 days ago)

Baron MunchausenBaron Munchausen (14 days ago)
It seems the French would prefer more immigration and more terror attacks than to be called 'racist'.

Rostislav AdamRostislav Adam (14 days ago)
It is very good that Le Pen did not win.

simon jonessimon jones (14 days ago)
Macron is nothing but a rothschild bankster and EU puppet. There will be chaos in France in the years to come.

Mario CapistranMario Capistran (14 days ago)
watching these yokels cry is too much joy

Eduard GremsEduard Grems (14 days ago)
the french: as silly as in aglesia (non concertant)...later in agincourt(arrogant)...and now in every greater city of France.

syed imran hoquesyed imran hoque (14 days ago)
Trump will save the world from Florida lol

N BN B (14 days ago)
Hollande was an idiot; with the new president it might be like "Dumb and dumber" movie

George CostanzaGeorge Costanza (14 days ago)
Sad day for fascism.

N BN B (14 days ago)
another election, another show; i'm glad, i'm not paying for the ticket this time

Cuck SlayerCuck Slayer (14 days ago)
What a nation of snail eating surrender monkeys!!!

N BN B (14 days ago)
they like cookies

Uhmbe RhellahUhmbe Rhellah (14 days ago)
Man who inexplicably rose through the ranks and has Rothschild fingerprints all over his entire career, also happens to have a symbolic name: "A macron (/ˈmækrɒn, ˈmeɪ-/) is a diacritical mark: it is a straight bar (¯) placed above a letter, usually a vowel. Its name derives from Greek μακρόν (makrón), meaning 'long', since it was originally used to mark long or heavy syllables in Greco-Roman metrics." A *bar* which is *placed above* a *letter*... Article 50 letter anyone? These negotiations will be *long or heavy*. And just look at his position on Brexit..... Doesn't get any clearer than that does it! Don't blame the French, they didn't elect him, it's a fraud!

Papa BagelPapa Bagel (14 days ago)
Well at least the news will be interesting with the new terrorist attacks..

bigearedmouse17bigearedmouse17 (14 days ago)
France has signed its own Death warrant. R.I.P. French people and their culture.

Alex WatsonAlex Watson (14 days ago)
I was shocked that France has changed it's national anthem. I preferred the old one.

Alex WatsonAlex Watson (5 days ago)
And here's the 3rd reply...

Alex WatsonAlex Watson (5 days ago)
Cant just accept it was a joke no...

Alex WatsonAlex Watson (5 days ago)
Ha ha ha. You nut jobs.

Ludo MLudo M (7 days ago)
Alex Watson Really?! Three replies in less than 5 days?! It seems like the little joker gets upset very easily...

Alex WatsonAlex Watson (7 days ago)
No.... Nothing yet. You have no comment on the fact that this was a joke and you took it so seriously. Oh well.

hennis Em.hennis Em. (14 days ago)
dear comment writers, your way to deal with democracy sucks.
Great day for europe b.t.w.

GridGrid (14 days ago)
Alt right on suicide watch hahahhahaha

Rožnovák TomíkRožnovák Tomík (14 days ago)
R.I.P. France...You are dancing at your own funeral :(

The DudeThe Dude (12 days ago)
Rožnovák Tomík ok then, my mistake.

Rožnovák TomíkRožnovák Tomík (12 days ago)
The Dude No, its screenshot from some youtube video

The DudeThe Dude (12 days ago)
Rožnovák Tomík your kid?

Rožnovák TomíkRožnovák Tomík (12 days ago)
That's not me

matthew4627matthew4627 (14 days ago)
The French people made the wrong choice, all I can say. How could you chose globalism over populism?

Robin RobinRobin Robin (14 days ago)
Why so many americans and brits butthurt here ? it's democracy get over it don't be so bloody and sensitive

Robin RobinRobin Robin (14 days ago)
so why being here if you do not care ? haha

Michael NolteMichael Nolte (14 days ago)
Couldn't care less who you voted for. France was always a socialist mess anyway. You just elected another socialist, par for the course.

Mr AlternatorMr Alternator (14 days ago)
This election to me: Macaroni vs Marine Pencil.

AlaAla (14 days ago)
Au Revoir France 🇫🇷. Get your burkinis ready 😂

Alexandre WozikowskiAlexandre Wozikowski (14 days ago)
Why most French people voted Macron but most comments are against Macron?

Morgane GerméMorgane Germé (14 days ago)
Most comments aren't from French people. That being said, it doesn't mean Macron is popular in France either. Half of people who voted for Macron didn't really vote for him, but rather voted against Le Pen.

N BN B (14 days ago)
yeah, let's elect by number of comments

Itsmeeman1Itsmeeman1 (14 days ago)
"It's not important who votes. It's who counts the votes that matters."
I'd suggest recounting them ALL to see how many Muslims and multiple votes were cast and how many non-existent people voted.

Itsmeeman1Itsmeeman1 (14 days ago)
It's Official... France is a lost State. Mourn it's death.

Nacho VomitNacho Vomit (14 days ago)
KEK protect our French brethren.

Carlos Briana MachadoCarlos Briana Machado (14 days ago)
You can't trust a product when you see that aggressive methods of selling are being used, think about it. If it's really that good it doesn't need to be oversold!
This man was carried by the Media and several EU politicians (like a baby is carried by its own mother)
throughout the campaign and all the election stages so that french people would vote for him, the name you're looking for is brainwashed...good luck with your new weak leader Francestan

N BN B (14 days ago)
he was carried by his wife

frits spitsfrits spits (14 days ago)
Idiotie en waanzin vieren hoogtij in #Frankrijk, de meerderheid kiest voor nationale zelfmoord ! Heb medelijden met de burgers van Frankrijk, ze gaan jaren tegemoet die ze nog nooit voor mogelijk hadden gehouden ! Verdere #islamisering, een enorme stroom van #illegale dobbern*gers, #gelukszoekers, en allerlei soorten ander gespuis zal veel makkelijker toegang krijgen tot het land. Met alle desastreuze en dodelijke gevolgen van dien ! Over een aantal jaar bij de volgende verkiezingen zullen de burgers van Frankrijk smeken om Marine Le #Pen (Marine Le Pen) en haar broodnodige beleid ! Oost-Indisch doof en stekeblind is de meerderheid in Frankrijk, en dat is héél erg triest !

VonLanzelothVonLanzeloth (14 days ago)
So many salty nazis here hahah populist lost bigly

Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger (14 days ago)
Dw guys, this is just fake news, La Pen won.

Jake PradhanJake Pradhan (14 days ago)
The French are fried.

BadGuyBadGuy (14 days ago)
Suicide by Vote. I just hope the next terrorist attack wouldn't be blamed on the terrorist. Lil Muhammad did nothing wrong!

BadGuyBadGuy (14 days ago)
Macron won 66.06% of the vote.
Conincidence? I don't think so.
Mystery? maybe.
Hotel? Trivago.

France? RIP.

Bud ManBud Man (14 days ago)
R.i.p France

Steve RuddickSteve Ruddick (14 days ago)
I suppose if Le Pen had won the BBC would be claiming the Russians had fixed it..

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