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Emmanuel Macron vows to be 'president for all of France' after first round win

Emmanuel Macron has told ecstatic supporters in Paris that he intends to govern for all of France as he emerged from a first-round vote as the clear favourite to become the country’s next president.

Appearing at his campaign headquarters in Porte de Versailles with his wife Brigitte after projections gave him...read more.

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