She claims political persecution, but the Bank of France ruled Tuesday that the closure of Marine Le Pen’s personal bank account and those of her National Front party did not violate regulations. Le Pen has vowed to fight on.
The Société Générale bank was within its rights to close accounts of France's far-right National Front (FN), the French central bank declared on Monday. Party leader Marine Le Pen repeated her accusation of political bias and said she would take the case to court.
PARIS (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday he believed the banks that closed the accounts of far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen and her party had good reasons to do so.
HSBC and Societe General have both closed accounts connected to France's Front National and its leader in recent weeks
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused banks on Wednesday of closing accounts that belong to her and her party, saying she has been the victim of a “banking fatwa” meant to silence her National Front.
French far-right leader says she and Front National are victims of ‘banking fatwa’ after Société Générale closes party’s accounts Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s Front National, has claimed that she and her party are victims of a “banking fatwa” after HSBC closed a bank account she had had for 25 years. Show More Summary
Marine Le Pen’s party claims ‘persecution’ after Société Générale tells FN to take its business elsewhere after 30 years France’s second largest bank has asked the Front National to close all its accounts and take its business elsewhere. Show More Summary
The far-right leader must now answer judges’ questions about a case involving graphic photographs of Islamic State violence.
The president of France's National Assembly on Thursday accused far-right leader Marine Le Pen of playing the victimisation card after the lifting of her parliamentary immunity in a case arising from tweets of grisly images of executions by the Islamic State (IS) armed group.
France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen had her immunity from prosecution removed on Wednesday after she tweeted images shared by the Islamic State militant group ( ISIS), including one of the beheading video of American journalist James Foley. … authorities probed Le Pen over the...
In 2015, the French far-right leader tweeted “Daesh is THIS!”—using an Arabic acronym for ISIS—along with photos.
France's National Assembly on Wednesday lifted the immunity from prosecution of far-right leader Marine Le Pen for tweeting pictures of Islamic State group atrocities, parliamentary sources said.
PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right leader Marine Le Pen has said it is possible to improve the lives of French citizens without leaving the single European currency, in a marked shift from the anti-EU stance she pushed during her failed presidential bid.
Florian Philippot, former vice-president of France’s far-right National Front (FN) party, announced Friday that his political movement Les Patriotes, or The Patriots, has now become a political party.
Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The EU values political correctness more than jobs. The result was a collapse in support for Angela Merkel, and the rise of AfD and FDP in Germany. Let’s not forget Marine Le Pen in France,...Show More Summary
French far-right leader’s top strategist says he has been ‘ridiculed’ as he departs amid tensions with his boss after election defeat The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has suffered a blow to her crisis-stricken Front National...Show More Summary
In a sign that France’s far-right Front National party is still in turmoil after a presidential defeat in May, the top aide to leader Marine Le Pen quit Thursday, as did other members who say they disagree with the direction the party is taking.
Florian Philippot, key adviser to French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said on Thursday he was quitting the National Front (FN) party.
PARIS (Reuters) - Four months after a resounding electoral defeat, France's far-right National Front party is on the brink of a split, with simmering differences between leader Marine Le Pen and her chief deputy appearing irreconcilable.
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose National Front (FN) party emerged weakened and divided from this year's elections, said Saturday she was "determined" to revitalise her movement. She returned from summer holidays "with a great determination and a burning sense of duty not for me but for you, not alone, but with you", she said. Show More Summary