The election was not close.
Macron wins French presidency but hurdles remain in campaign to governEmmanuel Macron steps into his new role as France's President-elect. "Happy that the French have chosen a European future", he tweeted.
For the first time, none of France's traditional parties were represented in the final vote. Marechal-Le Pen won't seek a second term in parliament and is quitting her seat on the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur regional council.
Britain's main opposition gears up for June 8 elections
There has been widespread public support for Monday's decision, while political experts have given mixed responses. A two-thirds majority of MPs must agree to a move that will shorten the lifespan of a parliament.
He added the movement will start the battle for the legislative elections and campaign under a new name: "La Republique En Marche".
French voters elected the centrist as the country's youngest president ever on Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker. Speaking soon after the results in Paris, he said that a new page was being turned in French history.
Macron's opponent in the second round of the election, the far-right candidate Marinne Le Pen, was a bit of an exception to this rule. He also called for reform of the EU.
A cheering crowd of Macron's supporters gathered in front of the Louvre Museum in central Paris for a series of celebrate programs.
European Council President Donald Tusk also congratulated Macron, saying the French have chosen "liberty, equality, and fraternity". Macron will only be able to put his strategy into place by gaining the backing of a parliamentary majority and a handpicked, like-minded prime minister.
Valtteri Bottas wins his first Formula One Grand Prix
Mercedes' other driver, Lewis Hamilton, started the race in fourth but couldn't follow his teammate through the red wall. The Finnish Mercedes driver was joined on the podium by the two Ferrari rivals - Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen.
If France left the European Union, it might signal the end of the huge multinational organization.
Marine Le Pen quickly conceded the election on Sunday.
The defection highlights the disarray in the Socialist party, whose candidate Benoit Hamon attracted just six percent of votes in the first round of the presidential election.
Despite representing a fringe party on the extreme right, Le Pen still qualified for the presidential runoff and earned 11 million votes, more than double what her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, got when he reached the presidential runoff in 2002.
Senate intel panel subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related documents
Flynn is one of four former aides to President Donald Trump that the intelligence committee has requested documents from. Mr Flynn's Russian Federation ties are also being scrutinised by the FBI as it conducts a similar investigation.
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