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Spanish Publication Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Source: RFI
Los más beneficiados de este debate televisivo fueron los seis candidatos menos conocidos por los franceses, quienes aprovecharon esta ocasión para denunciar a los "políticos corruptos" y a un "sistema agotado". El partido de Marine Le Pen, el...
French Publication Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Source: Le Monde
Marine Le Pen n’est pas vaincue, mais elle a perdu une manche. Le débat entre les onze candidats à l’élection présidentielle, organisé mardi 4 avril sur BFM-TV et CNews, a tourné en sa défaveur. En une soirée, la présidente du Front national a perdu...
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Source: Politico
About 25 percent of the 1,024 people surveyed thought Mélenchon, leader of the Untamed France movement, was the most convincing of the 11 candidates to take part, four points ahead of centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron on 21 percent. 
English Publication Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Source: The Guardian
It was long – four hours of live prime-time television. It was historic – never before had 11 French presidential candidates assembled for a political debate. It was occasionally chaotic, ill-tempered, and rambling, but on the whole civilised and...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Source: The Telegraph
With three weeks to go before the election's first round, all 11 French presidential candidates will have 17 minutes each to talk about three themes: employment, security and their preferred social model. 
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Source: Politico
Eleven candidates for the French presidency faced off in a debate Tuesday that was more lively and more chaotic than previous encounters.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Source: RFI
Going by his strong performance in the first round, Jean-Luc Mélenchon is expected to be one of the stars of Tuesday’s second presidential debate that will feature all 11 contenders.
French Publication Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Source: LeFigaro
À quelques heures de la diffusion du premier débat réunissant les onze candidats, les équipes de BFMTV règlent les derniers détails d'un dispositif en tout point inédit.
French Publication Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017 Source: Le Telegramme
C'est le premier avec tous les candidats d'un premier tour, après un débat entre les cinq favoris des sondages le 20 mars sur TF1, regardé par plus de 10 millions de personnes.
French Publication Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Source: Ouest France
Mardi 4 avril, à 20h40, sur BFMTV et CNews, les 11 candidats à l'élection présidentielle seront interrogés pendant 3 h 30 par Ruth Elkrief et Laurence Ferrari, devant un public de 220 personnes, pour la plupart des proches des candidats.