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French Unemployment Surges By Most In 7 Months To New Record High

Is it any wonder Marin Le Pen's Front National Party is a) leading in the polls, and b) pushing for an EU in/out referendum? Whatever it is that France (and/or Europe) is doing, is not working. Despite all the promises, French unemployment has risen practically non-stop for 4 years and just hit a new all-time record... Show More Summary

In Egypt to meet moderate Muslims, France’s far-right leader is scolded for her views on Islam

5 days agoNews : BlogPost

Marine le Pen, the leader of the popular French far right National Front party, has often seemed at loggerheads with Islam. Just after the devastating attacks in Paris this year, for example, she tweeted: "It is the Islamists who have declared war on France."Read full article >>

National Front Denies Le Pen Visited Moscow to Discuss $9.8Mln Loan

On Tuesday, Reuters, citing French media, reported that Le Pen had come to Moscow to discuss a 9-million-euro [$9.8 million] loan.

France's Decision on Mistrals Shows Authorities' Obedience to US - Le Pen

Leader of the French National Front party Marine Le Pen has criticized Paris for failing to fulfil its contractual obligations and deliver Mistral helicopter carriers worth 1.3 billion dollars to Russia.

Le Pen, State Duma Speaker Discuss Interparliamentary Ties Development

French National Front party leader Marine Le Pen met in Moscow with State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin.

Marine Le Pen in Moscow to Discuss €9 Mln Loan Request - Reports

Marine Le Pen was seen entering the building of the Russian Parliament as she arrived for meetings in Moscow.

EU Jobless Rate to Skyrocket in Coming Years – French Lawmaker

Chief economist of the European Parliament from Marine Le Pen's National Front said that EU unemployment rates are projected to climb to new highs in the coming years as euro and Eurozone’s free-exchange policy continue to kill off its competitiveness.

Is Marine Le Pen in Bed With Putin?

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

One of Marine Le Pen’s most trusted advisors has appeared at an event celebrating the establishment of Donetsk as an “independent” pro-Russian enclave in Ukraine.

Family Scandal Continues: Jean Le Pen Wants to Create New Political Group

Former leader of France's far-right National Front party Jean-Marie Le Pen said on Monday he wants to create his own political "formation," a week after being suspended from the party he founded and led for nearly 40 years.

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen to create new political group

PARIS (Reuters) - France's far-right National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, whose party membership has been suspended by his own daughter, said on Monday he plans to set up his own political group.

Topless Femen Protesters “Salute” Marine Le Pen for Her Fascist Politics

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

PARIS — Most Parisians seem to have overlooked the radical, anti-fascist, irony-soaked, “top-down” demonstration by the international women’s movement Femen that took place on May 1.

The Rise and Fall of the Le Pens and the Front National in France

France's right-wing Front National Party - already reeling from the rift in the Le Pen family - is now facing charges of electoral fraud in the latest in a stream of problems it has faced since its foundation.

France's Marine Le Pen gambles with political patricide

PARIS (Reuters) - By pushing her maverick father out of the far-right party he founded four decades ago, French National Front leader Marine Le Pen is banking on an act of political patricide to ensure he does not end up ruining her bid for power.

France’s Far-Right Family Implodes as National Front Founder Jean-Marie Le Pen Disowns His Daughter

4 weeks agoNews : Vice News

The elder Le Pen was suspended from the National Front party on Monday over his latest incendiary remarks to the press, and the ongoing rift with his daughter and the current party leader Marine Le Pen.

The founding father of France’s far right got dumped by his daughter and isn’t taking it well

4 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of the National Front, France's leading far-right party, is not known for compromise. Indeed, his reputation for flinty stubbornness even earned him the nickname the "Menhir," after the ancient Celtic stones dotting the forests of his native Brittany. But after decades of political demagoguery, Le Pen, 86, has found someone seemingly unmoved by […]

Family Feud: Le Pen 'Disowned' by Father After National Front Suspension

The war of words between Marine Le Pen, leader of the French far-right political group Front National (FN), and her father, has soured even further after Jean-Marie Le Pen publicly disowned his daughter and told her to change her name following his suspension from the party.

French Far-Right Party Founder Says He's Ashamed Daughter Le Pen Bears His Name

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

PARIS (AP) — The founder of France's far-right National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, has decried the decision to suspend his membership in the party and the attempts to take away his title of honorary president for life. Twelve hours after...Show More Summary

France's Le Pen strikes back at daughter after party suspension

PARIS (Reuters) - National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen hit back at daughter and party leader Marine on Tuesday after she suspended him from the far-right French movement, saying he hopes she loses the 2017 presidential election.

French Far Right Evicts Co-Founder In Presidential Bid That Could Backfire Badly

France’s far-right party Front National suspended its co-founder and historical leader Jean-Marie Le Pen over revisionist statements as its current leader, daughter Marine Le Pen, clears the battleship for a serious bid for the French national presidency in 2017. Show More Summary

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