About: French extreme-right

Future EU 26-03-2019

Discrete launch of cooperation between French and German parliament members

This Franco-German project, criticised by the French extreme right, was launched in Paris on Monday (25 March). The new chamber aims to facilitate exchange, not political decision-making. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 28-02-2018

How the National Front burnt its fingers with a fabricated video

A former campaign director from the far-right National Front party openly admitted on Twitter that he circulated a fabricated video during the French presidential campaign. EURACTIV.com looks into the story as part of the ‘Fact or Fake’ series, in partnership with France 24.
Elections 07-05-2017

French campaign under intense international pressures

Terrorist threats by ISIS, fake news spreading from the United States and massive investments into extreme-right francophone media: the French presidential campaign unfolded under a lot of international pressure. EURACTIV France reports.
Marine Le Pen
Elections 14-12-2015

French far-right fails to win any regions in upset for Le Pen

Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front did not win any region in French elections on Sunday (13 December), in a setback to her hopes of being a serious presidential contender in 2017.
Marine Le Pen signs in protest, The Hague [marie-II/Flickr]
Elections 16-05-2014

Wilders-Le Pen alliance: what makes it, what breaks it?

The next EU Parliament will host a new Eurosceptic group on the right. EURACTIV explores if it will endure, and how it might fall apart.

Marine Le Pen loses immunity as MEP in racism case

Members of the European Parliament have revoked the parliamentary immunity of Marine Le Pen, the fiery leader of France’s far-right National Front, paving the way for her to face charges in her country for inciting racial hatred.

MEPs waive immunity for Marine Le Pen over anti-Muslim comment

MEPs have lifted parliamentary immunity for French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, the outspoken politician who is expected to face criminal charges over racist remarks. EURACTIV France reports.