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Le Pen and Macron: same words but different meanings

With Le Pen, we have a vision that based on a specific idea of the past in need of restoration and which is based on the denunciation of negatively perceived changes in need of removal.

With Le Pen, we have a vision that based on a specific idea of the past in need of restoration and which is based on the denunciation of negatively perceived changes in need of removal.

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11 candidates to contest French presidential election

The race to become France’s next president has officially begun after the definitive list of candidates was published.

The race to become France’s next president has officially begun after the definitive list of candidates was published.

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Je t’adore? How emotion broke into French politics

The 2017 presidential campaign will demonstrate, once again, that emotional appeals have become a necessary and accepted way to convince French voters.

The 2017 presidential campaign will demonstrate, once again, that emotional appeals have become a necessary and accepted way to convince French voters.

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The State of the Union: Juncker's EU blueprint

This is the State of the Union, a roundup of the top stories from across Europe from the past seven days.

This is the State of the Union, a roundup of the top stories from across Europe from the past seven days.

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'Chez Nous' a film inspired by Marine Le Pen's Front National

In Cinema Box this week we take a look at ‘Chez Nous’ a film which was inspired by the political party Front National led by Marine Le Pen.

In Cinema Box this week we take a look at ‘Chez Nous’ a film which was inspired by the political party Front National led by Marine Le Pen.

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French elections under scrutiny

With less than two months remaining before the French go to the polls, the run-up to the presidential elections has so far been tainted by scandals.

With less than two months remaining before the French go to the polls, the run-up to the presidential elections has so far been tainted by scandals.

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Did the French media conspire to destroy the presidential candidacy of Fillon?

If the French media are not as powerful as one might imagine or fear and if they are not conspiring for or against particular candidates, are they at least performing one of their basic functions in informing voters of the stakes involved in this election? The answer is ‘not enough, at least not yet

If the French media are not as powerful as one might imagine or fear and if they are not conspiring for or against particular candidates, are they at least performing one of their basic functions in informing voters of the stakes involved in this election? The answer is ‘not enough, at least not yet

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Why Marine Le Pen will not be the next French president

While clearly the frontrunner of the next presidential, there remain significant hurdles for Marine Le Pen to overcome before she can get into power.

While clearly the frontrunner of the next presidential, there remain significant hurdles for Marine Le Pen to overcome before she can get into power.

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EU parliament to consider stripping Le Pen of immunity

EU parliamentarians agreed to suspend, in a preliminary vote, Marine Le Pen's immunity as police seek to investigate violent ISIL images on Twitter.

EU parliamentarians agreed to suspend, in a preliminary vote, Marine Le Pen's immunity as police seek to investigate violent ISIL images on Twitter.

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France election: clashes in Nantes ahead of Le Pen rally

There have been clashes in the western French city of Nantes, as two-thousand people gathered to demonstrate against Marine Le Pen.

There have been clashes in the western French city of Nantes, as two-thousand people gathered to demonstrate against Marine Le Pen.

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France: Le Pen aide charged in party financing probe

A close aide to French Front National leader Marine Le Pen has been charged amid an inquiry into the party’s financing.

A close aide to French Front National leader Marine Le Pen has been charged amid an inquiry into the party’s financing.

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Topless Femen activist heckles French far-right's Marine Le Pen

France’s far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen has been heckled by a topless Femen activist at a news conference intended to outline her views on foreign policy ahead of the presidential…

France’s far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen has been heckled by a topless Femen activist at a news conference intended to outline her views on foreign policy ahead of the presidential…

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Le Pen's chief of staff under formal investigation

Judicial sources say Catherine Griset had been questioned in connection with a fraud inquiry along with Le Pen's bodyguard, Thierry Legier, who was later released.

Judicial sources say Catherine Griset had been questioned in connection with a fraud inquiry along with Le Pen's bodyguard, Thierry Legier, who was later released.

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"Scandals and dirty tricks": two close Le Pen aides are arrested

French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguarda and chief of staff in custody. Le Pen's lawyer says they are being questioned over alleged misuse of EU funds to

French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguarda and chief of staff in custody. Le Pen's lawyer says they are being questioned over alleged misuse of EU funds to

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Le Pen's Paris headquarters searched by police

FN officials have told the Reuters agency the search is connected to an inquiry into the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

FN officials have told the Reuters agency the search is connected to an inquiry into the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

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Macron seen winning French presidency in latest poll

France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen visited a migration hotspot on the country’s border with Italy on Monday.

France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen visited a migration hotspot on the country’s border with Italy on Monday.

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Dual citizenship for Europeans only, Le Pen says

National Front leader Marine Le Pen has outlined a policy where dual citizens from non-European countries would be forced to make a choice which they want to keep.

National Front leader Marine Le Pen has outlined a policy where dual citizens from non-European countries would be forced to make a choice which they want to keep.