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
BRACHAY, France (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who has been largely out of the spotlight since stinging electoral defeats, on Saturday sought to reclaim the mantle of main opponent to President Emmanuel Macron, which polls now attribute to the far-left.
Tensions within France's far-right National Front party, on the rise since leader Marine Le Pen's resounding loss in the country's May presidential race, are hitting a crescendo as Le Pen … Click to Continue »
French President Emmanuel Macron might have resoundingly triumphed over populist candidate Marine Le Pen in April’s election, but the honeymoon period appears to have expired for the 39-year-old leader, whose approval rating is now lower than that of his deeply … More » The post Macron Musters Tepid Approval Rating At 100-Day Mark appeared first on EveryJoe.
Jair Bolsonaro, a controversial politician often compared to Donald Trump and hard right French leader Marine Le Pen, on Thursday declared himself the "patriot" Brazil needs. Although official campaigning is not yet permitted for the...Show More Summary
That burst of air one felt a few months back was Western Europe breathing a sigh of relief that Marine Le Pen lost in France as centrist Emmanuel Macron came from nowhere to defeat her aspirations. Now some three months into his presidency,...Show More Summary
A mere 16 per cent of Macron voters picked his political programme as the main reason behind their vote, so why are we so surprised that the more the public see of Macron and his politics without the spectre of Marine Le Pen, the more they begin to resent him?
France's far-right National Front (FN) began meeting Friday for a soul-searching exercise after leader Marine Le Pen was routed in May's presidential election. The two days of discussions at FN headquarters outside Paris are the start of a process that could overhaul the party, including a possible name change, as it seeks a fresh start. Show More Summary
Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is holding a high-tension meeting that could lead to a name change and a rethink of the party's demand to pull France out … Click to Continue »
Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement in Italy, France’s Marine Le Pen, and others ride the anti-vaccine wave as children by the tens of thousands fall prey to disease.
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front party, who is making a run for the presidency in the April 23 election declared on Sunday “I don’t think that France is responsible for the Vel d’Hiv,” she said on French television. “I think that in general, more generally, if there were those responsible, it was those who […]
Supporters of France’s newly-elected leftist President Emmanuel Macron championed his candidacy, in part, as a repudiation of opponent Marine Le Pen’s alleged xenophobia and racism. Many voters are now scratching their heads after Macron...Show More Summary
France's Marine Le Pen said Tuesday that her far-right National Front needed to change "many things", including its name, as part of a radical overhaul after poor performances in two elections.
``Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's National Front party, has been formally placed under investigation in connection with a corruption scandal, a spokesman for the far-right party told CNN on Friday... Catherine Griset, Le Pen's chief of staff, was formally charged as part of a probe into the alleged misuse of EU funds in February. Show More Summary
The leader of the far-right National Front party, who made an unsuccessful bid for the French presidency, is alleged to have made fraudulent payments for party work.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was charged Friday with misusing European Parliament funds to pay two parliamentary aides who also work at her National Front headquarters. Her lawyer said she denies the charges and will fight to get the investigation suspended. Investigators suspect some...
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was charged Friday over claims her party illegally claimed millions of euros from the European Parliament to pay for France-based staff, her lawyer told AFP. Rodolphe Bosselut said Le Pen had been summoned by investigating magistrates in Paris and that they...
Prosecutor says Le Pen, who leads anti-EU, anti-immigration party, allegedly used EU funds to pay parliamentary aids