Jean-François Barnaba, who leads the ‘Jaunes et citoyens’ list is striking an alliance with ‘Les Patriotes’, the far-right party of former Le Pen ally Florian Phillipot. Both want France to leave the European Union and drop the euro. EURACTIV’s partner Ouest-France reports.
Eurozone countries should retreat from the euro single currency and return to a "common currency" structure, French National Front leader Marine Le Pen said on Wednesday (4 January), evoking the era of the ECU basket of currencies.
Francois Fillon, having clinched the presidential nomination for the right-wing Republicains party, will now join a far bigger battle for the future of France, the European Union and mainstream politics in the West.
The leader of the official pro-Brexit campaign has asked the British Home Secretary to ban Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French National Front, from entering the United Kingdom. EURACTIV France reports.
Most French political parties officially support the United Kingdom's continued membership of the EU. But cracks in the veneer are beginning to show, as more and more French politicians back Brexit. EURACTIV France reports.
Charged with libel for comments about Qatar, the MEP and vice president of the French National Front has had his parliamentary immunity confirmed by a vote this afternoon (Tuesday 2 February). EURACTIV France reports.
Should terrorists be deprived of their nationality? France’s Socialist government has made waves in the political establishment with a plan to write this idea, once the territory of the National Front, into the constitution. EURACTIV France reports.
The extreme right party collected 6.8 million votes in Sunday's regional elections (13 December). With 27.39% of all votes cast, it beat its performance in the 2014 European elections by 2%. EURACTIV France reports.
Representatives of the French extreme right party were invited to the Presidential Palace on Friday, while some politicians believe they should be excluded from the republican march, due to take place on Sunday (11 January). EURACTIV France reports.