Marine Le Pen dances off election defeat

  • Alice Wheatley
    By Alice Wheatley

France's far-right candidate Marine Le Pen faced up to a crushing defeat to Emmanuel Macron in the country's presidential elections on 7 May, but that didn't stop her celebrating the fact that over a third of French citizens had voted for her. The controversial candidate of the National Front party danced the night away at her party's post-election gathering in France.The contentious election sees Macron, France's youngest ever president, inherit a fractured and divided country. In his victory speech he vowed to protect the French republic.

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