French citizens are turning out in droves to hear Marine Le Pen speak. The far-right Front National’s message of strengthened national security is gaining traction in the wake of the Paris attacks. Can the Socialists catch up?
The far-right leader has appeared before judges over the alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay her parliamentary assistants. Le Pen won a seat in the French National Assembly a fortnight ago.
Front National leader Marine Le Pen has met with Vladimir Putin and Russian lawmakers in Moscow. Russia has been cozying up to right-wing candidates and meddling in European and US elections.
As Front Nationale's Marine Le Pen is heading into a run-off election with independent candidate Emmanuel Macron, a town ruled by the right-wing party is in the limelight. Bernd Riegert reports from Henin-Beaumont.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron or extreme-right candidate Marine Le Pen will be the next president of France. With mainstream parties eliminated, Macron is the favorite according to new opinion polls.
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