Sinn Fein on course for ‘seismic’ Northern Ireland election win

Sinn Fein opens huge lead in Northern Ireland voting Leader Michelle O’Neill eyes First Minister role Irish nationalists say we need to talk about border poll DUP will not enter government without protocol progress BELFAST, May 6 (Reuters) – Sinn Fein, the former political wing of the IRA, looked set to claim top spot in … Read more

Le Pen shrugs off ‘doom-mongering’ at markets over Sunday’s election

Marine Le Pen, leader of French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party and candidate for the 2022 French presidential election, attends an interview with Reuters at her campaign headquarters in Paris, France, March 29, 2022. REUTERS / Sarah Meyssonnier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, April 7 (Reuters) – French far-right … Read more

French markets wake up to risk of Le Pen presidency

French bank stocks fall sharply Vinci and Eiffage also down as Le Pen gains ground First round of vote is April 10 LONDON / PARIS, April 5 (Reuters) – French stocks and bonds fell on Tuesday as markets started to acknowledge the risk of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen winning this month’s presidential election against … Read more