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.
Parliamentary and local elections in Sweden are expected to show a general shift to the left – but also a sharp and worrying rise in the vote for the fascist Sweden Democrats.
After the initial shock of the fascist Front National’s victory in the European elections in France with a record 25% of the vote, it’s time to look at where that vote came from.
Welcome to our liveblog of the European parliament elections – news and analysis, with a particular focus on the racist far right and fascist parties. Scroll down to see the story as it unfolded.
There is good news for antiracists who hate UKIP in today’s local election results. UKIP’s projected national share of the vote has fallen substantially since last year’s county councils vote, dropping from 23% to 17% now.
Marine Le Pen’s fascist Front National has been topping the polls and is expected to come first in France’s European Parliament vote – but not without opposition.