Emmanuel Macron received 89.3 percent of votes from French people living abroad and Marine Le Pen received 10.7 percent.
Populist politics are likely to remain in the mainstream despite Le Pen's defeat, the third blow in six months to Europe's far right.
In France's most tumultuous election in years, political uncertainty looks set to continue, whoever wins.
Marine Le Pen has a mountain to climb going into the final hours of her presidential race against Emmanuel Macron.
Marine Le Pen faces a huge uphill battle to defeat Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French election.
Florian Philippot helped give the National Front a softer face—but a younger Le Pen is approaching on the far-right.
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will go into Monday's first French presidential debate as clear frontrunners.
Onetime frontrunner has been mired in scandal over allegedly paying his wife for a no-show job.
Independent candidate Emmanuel Macron has been bolstered by an alliance with centrist Francois Bayrou.
Leading contender Manuel Valls, the former prime minister, is seen as not likely to prevent a runoff between conservative Francois Fillon and far-right Marine Le Pen.
Hollande's decision leaves an opening for a Socialist to challenge Marine Le Pen and Francois Fillon.
If the former prime minister prevails over Alain Juppe, he will face National Front's Marine Le Pen and a Socialist candidate.
Alain Juppe is the favorite, with former president Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Fillon also vying to face National Front leader Marine Le Pen.
'None of us want to be sleeping on the street or under the train tracks,' a refugee says. "I can do any kind of work here. I just want to start.'
One civil servant has been fighting to change passport photo rules since 2012.
Despite almost a year within a state of emergency, concern remains high across France.
One of the women made a handwritten pledge of allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.