Emmanuel Macron becomes France’s youngest president, beating Le Pen

Macron, 39, threatens tough stance on Brexit after crushing Le Pen to become France’s youngest leader since Napoleon as he cheers his 66% victory with his 64-year-old wife and her granddaughter

Emmanuel Macron was elected as France’s president at the age of 39 after beating far-right Marine Le Pen
Former banker has won 66.1% of the vote against 33.9% for Le Pen while the abstention rate was 25.44%
Le Pen conceded just 15 minutes after the announcement and phoned Macron to congratulate him on his win
Voters in the country were under the watch of 50,000 security forces, guarding against a potential attack

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