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Fascist leader Marine Le Pen is the centre of attention

The BBC said the FN was “routed” in the election – but in reality it was no such thing: although it didn’t take a region, these elections have been a triumph for the fascist party.

15 December 2015 | In depth
Fascist Front National leader Marine Le Pen. Pic credit: Ernest Morales

Welcome to our election liveblog. The fascist Front National party is seeking to take control of département councils in the second round run-offs in France’s local elections.

29 March 2015 | Notes
France: FN leader Marine Le Pen. Pic credit: Blandine Le Cain

Welcome to our election liveblog. The fascist Front National party is seeking to make gains and take control of département councils in Frnce’s local elections – the first round of voting is today. Results are now starting to come in.

22 March 2015 | Notes
The front of 11 January Paris demo

Four million people marched across France yesterday in the wake of the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher supermarket that left 17 people dead. The Unity march was, according to some, the biggest demonstration since the Liberation of Paris in August 1944.

12 January 2015 | Notes
France: Fascist Front national leader Marine Le Pen. Pic credit: Blandine Le Cain

Marine Le Pen, leader of the fascist Front National, would beat current president François Hollande if the French presidential elections were held tomorrow, a new poll has revealed.

6 September 2014 | Notes
Front National leader Marine Le Pen with her father, party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen. Pic credit: Ernest Morales

At the end of May, the Front National results in the European elections sent a shockwave across France. Here we look at the causes of this disaster, and at what can be done.

25 June 2014 | In depth