Le Pen to face trial for ‘inciting racial hatred’

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s popular National Front, has been ordered to stand trial in October on charges of inciting racial hatred after comparing Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation, legal sources said Tuesday.

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Le Pen – US no ‘ally or friend’ to France

The leader of France’s far right Front National party, Marine Le Pen, has declared that the United States is not “an ally or a friend” to the French, in light of Wikileaks reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) spied … Read the rest

Marine le Pen: We must resist corporations

Leader of France’s National Front party, Marine Le Pen, has launched a month-long blitz against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – a proposed EU-US treaty, which has been criticized for secretiveness and lack of accountability.

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Marine says Le Pen should no longer speak for party

France’s National Front chief Marine Le Pen said Sunday her father should “no longer be able to speak in the name of” the party, as a bitter public feud between the two continues.

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Russia turns to right-wing parties in EU

A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party.

As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin is keen to … Read the rest

French politicians have ‘organised their own impotence’: Marion Maréchal-Le Pen

Young French politician and Front National parliamentarian, Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, said that her colleagues from the centre-right UMP and Socialist Party “have organised French political impotence”. She was participating last night in a debate on the “War of the right-wing … Read the rest

Le Pen causes stir with Ebola and migration comments

Dutch politician Geert Wilders on Thursday dismissed a comment by his political ally Jean-Marie Le Pen that the ebola virus could address Europe’s immigration problem.

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Jean-Marie Le Pen

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