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