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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.

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What are Marine Le Pen's policies?

Since the triumphs of Brexit and Trump, the Front National leader has been increasingly seen as a serious contender in the 2017 French presidential election.

Since the triumphs of Brexit and Trump, the Front National leader has been increasingly seen as a serious contender in the 2017 French presidential election.

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French election campaigns heating up

A rundown of three French presidential candidate's rallies which all took place this weekend in Lyon.

A rundown of three French presidential candidate's rallies which all took place this weekend in Lyon.

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'I defend the walls of our society': Le Pen launches presidential bid

Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen kicks off her French presidential campaign in Lyon, with a promise to protect voters from globalisation.

Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen kicks off her French presidential campaign in Lyon, with a promise to protect voters from globalisation.

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French presidential front-runners Le Pen and Macron rally supporters

Riding high in the opinion polls, far-right leader Marine Le Pen kick-starts her campaign to become French president with a major speech on Sunday, hammering home an anti-euro, anti-immigrant…

Riding high in the opinion polls, far-right leader Marine Le Pen kick-starts her campaign to become French president with a major speech on Sunday, hammering home an anti-euro, anti-immigrant…

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Fillon vows to hold on as presidential contender despite scandal

The French presidential candidate on the right appears before a rally of supporters, but even some in his own party are asking how long he can survive

The French presidential candidate on the right appears before a rally of supporters, but even some in his own party are asking how long he can survive

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French journalist 'roughed up' by security guards at Le Pen appearance

A French journalist was violently removed by security guards from a Paris event on February 1, after asking National Front leader Marine Le Pen a question about her alleged misuse of European Union fu

A French journalist was violently removed by security guards from a Paris event on February 1, after asking National Front leader Marine Le Pen a question about her alleged misuse of European Union fu

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France's Le Pen defies demand for "misspent" funds

France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen has defied a deadline set by the EU authorities for her to repay funds they claim she has misspent.

France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen has defied a deadline set by the EU authorities for her to repay funds they claim she has misspent.

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Crowded field jostles for position as mud flies in French presidential race

With the Socialist candidate finally chosen this weekend, can either Manuel Valls or Benoit Hamon make a difference in the packed French presidential election race?

With the Socialist candidate finally chosen this weekend, can either Manuel Valls or Benoit Hamon make a difference in the packed French presidential election race?

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Europe's far-right sets out its vision in Koblenz

Europe’s political direction will tilt towards the extreme right this year if elections go as many expect in France, Germany and the Netherlands.

Europe’s political direction will tilt towards the extreme right this year if elections go as many expect in France, Germany and the Netherlands.

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New Year, new election in France

With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.

With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.

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Who is Francois Fillon?

Socially conservative, free market and pro-Russia are just some of the terms used to describe France's centre-right candidate for next year's presidential election.

Socially conservative, free market and pro-Russia are just some of the terms used to describe France's centre-right candidate for next year's presidential election.

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Charlie Hebdo cartoonist targets Marine Le Pen

French far right leader Marine Le Pen is given the comic book treatment by a Charlie Hebdo cartoonist who explores the “dark side” of the woman who could make it to make it to the second round of Fran

French far right leader Marine Le Pen is given the comic book treatment by a Charlie Hebdo cartoonist who explores the “dark side” of the woman who could make it to make it to the second round of Fran

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UN human rights chief blasts Western 'demagogues'

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accuses prominent Western politicians of peddling fear and hate in the same way as Islamist extremists.

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accuses prominent Western politicians of peddling fear and hate in the same way as Islamist extremists.

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Why France is the most likely to be the next to quit the EU

Exclusive: France is the most likely country to follow Britain in voting to quit the European Union amid a ‘bankruptcy of ideas’ about how to tackle its well-placed Eurosceptics, experts say, two mont

Exclusive: France is the most likely country to follow Britain in voting to quit the European Union amid a ‘bankruptcy of ideas’ about how to tackle its well-placed Eurosceptics, experts say, two mont