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This week, we will run a series of reports analysing the European Parliament elections, particularly the results of the far right and fascist parties – with a liveblog on Sunday night and Monday.

21 May 2014 | In depth

Fascists in France have taken the mayor’s post in 14 towns after the second round of the local elections on Sunday.

1 April 2014 | In depth

The fascist Front National has made the headlines with substantial and worrying gains after the first round of voting in France’s local elections, with one mayor’s seat already in the bag.

25 March 2014 | Notes

Around 700 antifascists marched on a meeting of the fascist Front National in Rennes, north west France on 8 February. Their actions hit home: the next day, FN leader Marine Le Pen issued pleas for interior minister Manuel Valls to “dissolve” the antifascist groups.

10 February 2014 | Video

Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch racist populist Party for Freedom (PVV), is seeking an alliance with France’s Front National (FN). He wants to ensure “an enormous advance” for the far right at next year’s European elections.

22 May 2013 | Notes