WHETHER it is the rise of Podemos in Spain, Marine Le Pen in France or UKIP in Britain, there are clear signs that European voters are angry and are turning away from the mainstream parties. A lot of this is down to the slowdown in growth in the developed world, a trend that is decades-long. Show More Summary
The leader of France's Front National, Marine Le Pen, has continued the debate on EU immigration by taking to twitter to say that French people are "not free to decide our immigration policy - as the example of Mr Cameron proved recently." "Nous ne sommes plus libres de décider de notre politique d'immigration et l'exemple de M. Show More Summary
After last week’s tumultuous markets one of my clients sent me an email saying “I am so relieved your constant talk about worsening imbalances kept us from getting too complacent. Things really are as bad as you keep saying.”
“I prefer to have a France with 4.4 per cent [debt-to-GDP ratio] today than a France with Marine Le Pen tomorrow." That quote is from Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in an interview with the FT, and it's probably the perfect way to describe the situation that Europe has before it. Show More Summary
It's not just Scotland... or Catalan. As The Guardian reports, polls out in the past few days in France have shown far-right Front National (FN) leader Marine Le Pen topping a presidential poll for the first time. Alongside this surge in support for FN is the utter collapse in the French people's faith in Hollande. Show More Summary
French president Francois Hollande's term does not end until 2017, but for the first time ever Marine Le Pen's Front National party is on top in head-to-head polling.Her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen once shocked France by taking Front National...Show More Summary
Tongues are wagging in France as shock revelations that the country's Socialist President Francois Hollande 'despises' the poor appear to be having a real affect on domestic politics, with Front National candidate Marine le Pen shooting ahead in the presidential rankings. Show More Summary
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."
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
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
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
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