The fate of Europe? Continent waits on French presidential election (part 1)
Ahead of France's second-round vote, the contrast couldn't be starker between far-right leader Marine Le Pen who sees Europe as part of the problem and her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron who sees it as part of the solution. Europe is sure to be a key issue in voters' minds, especially as almost 20% of them cast their vote for Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a fervent Eurosceptic. What role for France on the continental stage?