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Jean-Marie Le Pen with his granddaughter Marion Marechal-Le Pen , file picture 2012.
13/04/2015 - FRANCE

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen pulls out of regional elections

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of France’s Front National, pulled out of regional elections Monday following a row with his daughter and party leader Marine Le Pen.

Prime Minister Manuel Valls has dismissed Jean-Marie Le Pen's comments that he is less French
11/04/2015 - France

Valls says overseas territories challenge 'outrageous' comments on French identity

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says celebrating the diversity of France’s overseas departments is the “perfect response” to the “outrageous” comments on French ...

French press review 11 April 2015

More trouble for the far-right Front National. There are grave concerns about the proposed law on information gathering by the police. The people of Cuba look forward to better days.
Family feeling - Jean-Marie Le Pen (R) kisses his daughter Marine at the Front National's 1 May parade in 2013
10/04/2015 - FRANCE

Jean-Marie Le Pen vows to fight daughter Marine in Front National row

The founder of France's Front National (FN), Jean-Marie Le Pen, on Friday said he would defend himself and "probably attack" at a disciplinary hearing called by his own daughter, Marine


French press review 9 April 2015

The political dimensions of the family squabble between far-right leader, Marine Le Pen, and her outspoken father, Jean-Marie, dominate this morning's front pages.
Those were the days - Jean-Marie (R) and Marine  Le Pen at a Front National rally in Paris in 2010
08/04/2015 - FRANCE

France's Front National in crisis as Marine and Jean-Marie Le Pen fall out

France's far-right Front National (FN) has been hit by an "unprecedented crisis", according to its leader, Marine Le Pen, who was preparing to discipline the movement's founder - her own ...

French press review 8 April 2015

Business is the top story on this morning's front pages, with soaring values on the Paris stock exchange.

French press review 7 April 2015

French Muslim leaders terrify the far-right with a proposal to build 2,000 mosques by 2017.
Front National vice-president Florian Philippot
06/04/2015 - FRANCE

'There are enough mosques' in France, says Front National vice-president

France does not need more mosques because “100 per cent of places of radicalisation are mosques", Florian Philippot, the vice-president of the far-right Front National party, has told ...

French weekly magazines review 5 April 2015

Editorialists examine the consequences of President Francois Hollande's third consecutive electoral defeat, and the political uncertainties facing Nicolas Sarkozy's opposition conservative UMP party ...