French president-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters French president-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
French president-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

‘Tonight, France won’, president-elect Emmanuel Macron declares, after thrashing far-right’s Le Pen

The victory caps an extraordinary rise for the 39-year-old former investment banker, who secured 66 per cent of the vote

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French president-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters French president-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
French president-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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