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Politics 28-07-2021

Far-Right Parties in the European Parliament Explained

Far-right and conservative parties from 16 EU countries, including France’s Rassemblement National, Poland’s PiS, Hungary’s Fidesz, and Italy’s Lega, have decided to join forces to make their voice heard in the European debates. Together, they signed a document calling for...
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.
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Future EU 14-09-2016

Brexit battlers Farage and Verhofstadt butt heads at State of the Union speech

The European Parliament's Brexit point man Guy Verhofstadt today (14 September) clashed with UKIP leader Nigel Farage at the debate after Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the Union speech.
Economy & Jobs 08-07-2015

Farage: ‘The European project is beginning to die’

“If you've got the courage you should lead the Greek people out of the eurozone, with your head held high,” said British MEP Nigel Farage (EFFD).
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Brexit 01-07-2014

Farage and eurosceptics turn their backs on European anthem at new Parliament’s opening

The UK Independence Party and France’s Front National on Tuesday staged protests at the opening of the new European Parliament in Strasbourg, where Martin Schulz was elected for a second term as European Parliament President.
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EU Priorities 2020 25-06-2014

Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy, Farage’s new group in the EU Parliament

Ukip leader Nigel Farage announced on Tuesday a name change for his eurosceptic European Parliament group. Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy will be the new name.
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Hollande: Europe should listen to what happened in France

On his arrival at the European Council building in Brussels on Tuesday, French President Francois Hollande that the EU should undergo a 'reorientation'. “Europe should listen to what happened in France”. When France votes like it did on Sunday, when Front National won 25 per cent of votes, yes we have a problem”, Hollande added.
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Parliament set for grand coalition after EU election despite Eurosceptic rise

43.1% of EU citizens went to the polls on Sunday to chose who will lead Europe for the next 5 years.
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Schulz on France’s Front National win: ‘This is a bad day for the EU’

Speaking as the first EU election result projection was released, president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz commented on France’s Front National EU election win. ‘This is a bad day for the EU’, Schulz said.