Promoting direct democracy and reducing overspending in politics are among the priorities that the new political group will promote in a manifesto to be published in the run-up to the 2019 European elections.
The main groups in the European Parliament have rejected a proposal from the French National Front to ban a bee-killing pesticide, in an attempt to shut the extreme right out of the legislative process. EURACTIV France reports.
Marine Le Pen has presented her new Polish and British allies, who will be propping up her group in the European Parliament. But the details of their political programme are yet to be defined. EURACTIV France reports.