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Marine Le Pen has urged the government to immediately restore state borders after a suspected terror attack in Paris, according to a Reuters report.
Business activity in the euro area hit a fresh six-year high in April on strong demand and increasing business prospects, new data showed on Friday.
Germany's finance minister has played down concerns over the impact of the upcoming French election on the euro.
Paris police were warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees.
Voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in the first round of a two part election, and campaigning was due to be wrapped up on Friday.
With the French elections just over the horizon, here's how the markets might react.
The IMF chief also says U.S. tax reform can benefit both the domestic and global economy if it is tailored the proper way.
"We are open to listen, to discuss, to explain and we are interested in the best relationship that is possible," Wolfgang Schaeuble said.
As Britain prepares to exit from the European Union, the BoE governor says policy should be flexible to deal with uncertainty.
Far-leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon's polling numbers have skyrocketed, giving other candidates a run for their money.
Portugal's economic progress makes it increasingly difficult for rating agencies to explain their junk investment ratings; Deputy Finance Minister.
Portugal's deputy finance minister said Jeroen Dijsselbloem's days as Eurogroup president appear to be numbered after his 'shocking' comments.
European leaders were less-than-congratulatory to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the result of last weekend's referendum.
It's described as the most uncertain election ever in French politics. Ahead of Sunday's voting, here's a look at the main candidates.
A second round runoff between hard-left French presidential candidate and his far-right opponent would be the "worst-case scenario" for France, the chief executive of Publicis has said.
Prime Minister Theresa May will make a formal pledge ahead of the June 8 election to end European Union free movement of people into Britain; Daily Mail.
Frauke Petry, co-leader of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD), said she would not lead its election campaign.
Consumer goods maker Unilever reported better than expected first-quarter sales on Thursday, helped by pricing growth.
Fresh trade deals will be difficult to negotiate, the former British Prime Minister said.
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