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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

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Strasbourg voters unite against Le Pen's National Front

France’s National Front party failed to make a major breakthrough in the country’s regional elections. The party, led by Marine Le Pen, failed to win

France’s National Front party failed to make a major breakthrough in the country’s regional elections. The party, led by Marine Le Pen, failed to win

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'Une petite surprise' for France's far-right National Front

France’s far-right National Front has failed to win the big breakthrough it was hoping for in Sunday’s (December 13) local election run-offs after

France’s far-right National Front has failed to win the big breakthrough it was hoping for in Sunday’s (December 13) local election run-offs after

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France's far-right fails to win a single region in elections

There was applause for the leader but the indications are France’s far-right National Front has failed to win a single region in the second round of

There was applause for the leader but the indications are France’s far-right National Front has failed to win a single region in the second round of

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National Front's rise to France's 'top party'

France’s National Front (FN), a kind of father-to-daughter family party, was co-founded by Jean-Marie Le Pen in the 1970s. It was popular under his

France’s National Front (FN), a kind of father-to-daughter family party, was co-founded by Jean-Marie Le Pen in the 1970s. It was popular under his