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Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidency

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has won the French presidential election, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

Mr Macron won by 66.06% to 33.94% to become, at 39, the country's youngest president.

Mr Macron will also become the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic's foundation in 1958.

Macron said that a new page was being turned in French history.

by RTT Staff Writer

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