The Front National will attain unprecedented support in the French departmental elections less than a month from today. Although the party, led by Marine Le Pen, received 17.9% and 24.86% of votes in recent presidential and European elections respectively, it has not yet replicated such results in local elections. In one survey the Front National more...
Leader of French National Front wants France to escape US influence and join forces with Russia to combat Islamic fundamentalism.
Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French party Front National refused to "have a drink or two" or to discuss France's political matters with Madonna, the American pop singer.
Look at them from a distance and you might wonder if they might be related. Yet Madonna, the American singer, shares no bond with Marine Le Pen, the scion of a French political dynasty and the leader of the French National Front. Now,...Show More Summary
``Opinion polls suggest that Mr Salvini is rapidly gaining in popularity... Mr Salvini's fiery rhetoric against the European Union, immigration and austerity politics had led to comparisons being drawn between him and French National Front leader Marine Le Pen.''
Marine Le Pen is confident that Russia will conduct a fair investigation into the death of Boris Nemtsov. She expects that justice will ultimately prevail and killers will be arrested.
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's anti-immigrant National Front, is a politician on the rise. According to a recent survey, the far-right Le Pen would come out on top if polls for France's 2017 presidential election were held today.Read full article >>
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's anti-immigrant National Front, is a politician on the rise. According to a recent survey, the far-right Le Pen would come out on top if polls for France's 2017 presidential election were held today. Her popularity is a mark both of increasing French frustration with the political status quo as […]
On Thursday evening, I queued outside for almost two hours to see Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s Front National party, speak at the Oxford Union. Thanks to protestors,… Continue reading The post I wouldn’t vote for Marine Le Pen but I can understand why people might appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
This article originally appeared on VICE UK. All photos by Chris Bethell Hundreds of students and anti-fascists disrupted a speech by Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front at the Oxford Union last night. Le Pen and her party would have been proud of the invitation to talk at such an important institution. Show More Summary
In spite of the Charlie Hebdo murders that raised the popularity of French president Francois Hollande and his staff, Les Echos reports than in the 2017 presidential election anti-euro candidate Marine Le Pen in the 1st Round Lead With Nearly 30% of the Vote. Show More Summary
WELL, THIS MAKES SENSE: Why Marine Le Pen Is So Popular With France’s Gays: An insight into the phenomenon comes from Patrick McCarthy, a young gay blogger who lives in Bordeaux. ‘Up until 2005, Bordeaux was a very gay-friendly city,’ he says. ‘Same-sex couples could openly walk down the street holding hands without any problems. […]
"Yet there's nothing unusual about it: Syriza, Front National and other European anti-establishment parties are partners in a political revolution that appears to be about to sweep the continent, giving back the original meaning to political...Show More Summary
Syriza, the anti-austerity leftist party that is leading the polls ahead of Greece's elections this weekend, is surprisingly backed by far right politicians like Marine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini. In a recent interview with French newspaper Le Monde Le Pen, leader of French right party Front Nationale, said loud and clear that she is going for Syriza. Show More Summary
Marine Le Pen, leader of the far right French party Front National, is using the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris to market her typical brand of propaganda to the United States. First a portrait in the Wall Street Journal,...Show More Summary
I’M SURPRISED TO SEE THE NEW YORK TIMES PUBLISH THIS: Marine Le Pen: To Call This Threat by Its Name: France Was Attacked by Islamic Fundamentalism. Let us call things by their rightful names, since the French government seems reluctant to do so. France, land of human rights and freedoms, was attacked on its own […]
As predicted, everyone's getting even more carried away today wringing their hands over the notion that the horrific Charlie Hebdo killings will play right into the hands of the far-right in France, elevating Marine Le Pen into the presidency...Show More Summary
pic.twitter.com/Y1kOGKzjnI — Jean-Marie Le Pen (@lepenjm) January 9, 2015 Philip Gourevitch scrutinizes how the French right-wing leader has played her cards over the past week: In the immediate aftermath of the attack on Wednesday, as traffic surged on her Facebook page and she picked up thousands of new followers, she did nothing special to insert […]
Leader of far-right National Front discusses her party's position on security issues following the Charlie Hebdo attack.
Long after World War Two, fascism is a specter that still haunts the continent. But whether France's Marine Le Pen’s stances -- and those of other nationalist leaders in Europe -- qualify as fascist is questionable.