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Welcome to our live blog covering the 2017 French presidential elections – from an antifascist viewpoint. We will be updating the blog regularly as the results come through.

23 April 2017 | Notes

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 and Dutch racist populist Geert Wilders have finally got their hands on around €17.5m of public money by forming a new fascist and racist group in the European Parliament.

16 June 2015 | Notes

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

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

It’s good to see UKIP’s Euro-group break up. But as the far right realigns, there could be bad news if the alliance between Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders gains. Or will orphaned MEPs join Britain’s Tories?

16 October 2014 | Notes