Tag: Front National

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Bannon in France: ‘History Is On Our Side’

PARIS (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon re-energised France’s Front National on Saturday by speaking at a party congress and telling Marine Le Pen’s nationalist supporters: “History is on our side.”

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Marine Le Pen Charged over Parliamentary Funding Scandal

The leader of the French anti-mass migration Front National Marine Le Pen has been charged over an expenses scandal relating to the alleged misuse of European Union funds and pay for parliamentary assistants.

<> on April 27, 2017 in Nice, France.

Le Pen Now Aims to Lead French Opposition

NANTERRE, France (AP) — Marine Le Pen’s National Front party is betting on June legislative elections to become the leading opposition force to French President Emmanuel Macron, who defeated her in a landslide victory. But the party is dropping for

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PICS: Le Pen Goes to Sea as She Clashes With Macron Over Fishing Policy

PARIS (AP) — After “the battle of Whirlpool,” when Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron both went hunting for France’s blue-collar vote at a threatened home appliance factory, the presidential candidates clashed over fish in a return to more traditional

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Thwarted Islamist Attack Rattles France Days Before Presidential Vote

PARIS (AP) — Extremism concerns shook France’s presidential campaign Tuesday as authorities announced arrests in what they said was a thwarted attack and candidates urged tougher counterterrorism efforts for a country already under a state of emergency.