Far-right politician Marine Le Pen has fractured her spine after falling into an empty swimming pool in France, it emerged tonight. News of the 44-year-old's 'rather serious' accident will send shockwaves around nationalist groups, not just in France but across Europe. Show More Summary
Hundreds of people have been taking part in a march in Paris headed by Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Front.The party organises a procession through the capital on May 1 every year in honour of the iconic FrenchShow More Summary
Wolf Richter www.testosteronepit.com www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter Anti-euro movements were pushed aside or squashed by political establishments across the Eurozone. There is, for example, Marine Le Pen, of the right-wing FN in France—“Let the euro die a natural death,” is her mantra. Show More Summary
For nearly 200 years the Cambridge Union has existed to promote free speech. At times this inevitably leads to controversy. In the 1960s, it stemmed from the Union's invitation to Enoch Powell and Oswald Mosley. Last term it was Julian Assange, and before that Dominique Strauss-Kahn. This time it was Mme. Le Pen.
Calls for students to join an anti-English Defence League march through Cambridge this Saturday have heightened following Marine Le Pen's visit to the Cambridge Union earlier this week. It was revealed in December that the English Defence League (EDL) would be staging a demonstration against the building of a new mosque on Mill Road. Show More Summary
About 200 people have protested in Cambridge ahead of the French politician Marine Le Pen's appearance at a university debating society. The leader of France's far-right party Front National was invited to speak by the Cambridge Union Society. Show More Summary
The leader of the French Front National has been greeted by an anti-fascist protest as she addressed a Cambridge University debating group.Marine Le Pen, the daughter of Jean Marie Le Pen, addressed students at the Cambridge Union debating...Show More Summary
Conrad Landin challenges the decision to invite the Front National leader to address the Cambridge Union. Guardian, 13 February 2013
The Cambridge News reports that Front National leader Marine Le Pen, notorious for her virulently Islamophobic rhetoric, is billed to speak at the Cambridge Union on 19 February. A spokesman for the Cambridge Union Society is quotedShow More Summary
France 3 reports that last Friday night a new mosque at Contrexéville in north-east France was sprayed with swastikas, along with slogans against Islam and in support of the far-right Front National and its leader Marine Le Pen. TheShow More Summary
French authorities have asked the European Parliament to lift the immunity of far-right leader Marine Le Pen so she can be prosecuted for comparing Islamic prayers to the Nazi occupation, officials said Monday. Justice ministry spokesman Pierre Rance told AFP the request was sent to European Parliament President Martin Schulz late last month. Show More Summary
Last week, French ultra-nationalist politician Marine Le Pen called for a kippah ban, and German legislators wrangled over circumcision. A rough hour for European Jewry; an hour when they need a spokesman, an ambassador. It is thus somewhat...Show More Summary
Fiachra Gibbons reponds to Marine Le Pen's proposal to ban the kippah along with the hijab: If you apply the logic of a strictly secular state, Le Pen insists, you cannot discriminate against one without discriminating against all – egalité also means "equality of discrimination". Show More Summary
A cry of outrage throughout France followed after far right politician, Marine Le Pen called to ban the wearing of Jewish skull caps in public. Le Pen is the leader of the Front National in France. Despite the success of the socialist party during France’s last election with the nomination of President Francois Hollande, Le [...]Show More Summary
Unsurprisingly disturbing news from France's far-right reactionary leader, Marine Le Pen.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen called Friday for a ban on wearing Muslim veils and Jewish skullcaps in public, adding to religious tensions sparked by cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.In an interview with the Le Monde newspaper,...Show More Summary
After the French National Front Party threatened to sue, Madonna has apparently decided that a tour video imposing a swastika on the forehead of its president, Marine Le Pen, is not the most effective form of protest, and she has edited the image. In placed of a swastika, the video ... More »
During her concert tour of Europe, Madonna changed a video that once showed Marine Le Pen, the president of France's far-right National Front party, with a swastika superimposed on her head. The new video shows a question mark instead of the Nazi symbol.
It’s a rare occasion indeed when Madonna passes up an opportunity to provoke controversy. But on Tuesday, the pop diva opted for discretion, avoiding renewed sparring with French extreme-right leader Marine Le Pen. During the final European show of her world-wide “MDNA Tour” in Nice Aug. 21, Madonna ditched the swastika that had been previously [...]