Brigitte Bardot, the international sex symbol from the 1950s and 60s, reportedly believes that controversial politician Marine Le Pen is the contemporary version of Joan of Arc who can be France’s new savior. Le Pen is the leader of France’s National Front, an anti-immigration party that also wants the country to exit the European Union.
French screen goddess Brigitte Bardot has praised France's far-right leader for being a modern-day "Joan of Arc."
Anti-Semitism is present in France -- sometimes discreetly, sometimes brutally. There is a feeling of insecurity among Jews. Jean-Marie Le Pen, the former president of the National Front, the far-right party, never misses an opportunity...Show More Summary
The leader of France's anti-immigration, anti-EU Front National would win the first round of a French presidential election if it were held today, a new poll reveals. The IFOP poll for political magazine Marianne shows that Marine Le...Show More Summary
Credits: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen New poll suggests Front National leader Marine Le Pen would knock out socialists in first round One-Minute Read Friday, August 1, 2014...Show More Summary
The former French President is under investigation, putting his political future under a cloud—and giving Marine Le Pen an opening
Marine Le Pen, leader of France's anti-immigration Front National, has said dual nationality should be revoked following riots by Algerian fans in France after their team's World Cup match last Thursday. Le Pen said the violence showed...Show More Summary
Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning by the French judicial police this morning, over allegations of influence-peddling (trafic d'influence). No formal charges have been brought so far, but prosecutors are investigatingShow More Summary
In Strasbourg on Tuesday the new and increasingly powerful European Parliament is meeting. It will bristle with energy. There will be a parade of anti-establishment figures many of whom want to shake the EU temple. Marine Le Pen, Nigel...Show More Summary
Nigel Farage has rejected accusations by Marine Le Pen, leader of the French anti-EU Front National, of using “dirty tricks” and pulling “political stunts” that left her unable to form an official group at the European Parliament, as as reported in Le Figaro. Show More Summary
After Marine Le Pen's Front National topped the poll in last month’s elections to the European Parliament, France’s Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party – the centre-right party once led by ex-President Nicholas Sarkozy and Le Pen’s...Show More Summary
Nigel Farage has managed to form a new Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) group in the European Parliament. The group comprises 48 MEPs from seven EU member states. The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats and the Latvian Farmers' Union both joined forces with UKIP. Show More Summary
By John Overstreet: A week or so ago now, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the resurgent National Front, delighted in what he seemed to regard as a clever pun about the Holocaust. I am not enough of an expert on Marshall Petain or Le...Show More Summary
Did Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French National Front party, cross a family Rubicon?
In a unexpected echo of Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s right-wing Front National, a former French defence minister has condemned American influence on EU foreign policy, saying the EU should abandon NATO and stop “bowing to US policy.”...Show More Summary
The admission of Germany's Euroskeptics to the reformist bloc leaves nationalist parties on the right possibly short of allies.
It looks like there could be a winner in the contest between Nigel Farage's UKIP and Marine Le Pen's Front National to gather as much support among the fringe parties elected to the European Parliament in order to be able to form (or in UKIP's case maintain) a parliamentary group. Show More Summary
Alt Text: Columnist As Marine Le Pen tries to exploit the Front National's success at the polls, her father does it again… Column Nigel Horne Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:14am After the latest apparently anti-Semitic outburst from the...Show More Summary
Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front (FN), rebuked her father and former party head on Sunday for remarks reviving long-standing allegations of anti-Semitism soon after a major poll victory.
After the triumph, the tragedy -- or at least the stupidity: last month Marine Le Pen and her anti-establishment Front National topped the polls in the elections to the European Parliament, pushing the ruling Socialist party into third place and beating the opposition centre-right UMP into second. Show More Summary