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Anne-Sophie Leclère
16/07/2014 - France

Far-right ex-candidate appeals nine-month jail sentence for comparing French justice minister to ape

A former far-right local council candidate says she will appeal against a nine-month prison sentence f or comparing French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira to an ape.
Algeria fans celebrate at the Arc de Triomphe
27/06/2014 - France - Algeria - Brazil World Cup 2014

Jubilation and arrests on France’s streets as Algeria reach World Cup knockout

Algerians in France celebrated their team’s draw with Russia on the streets of Paris, Lyon and Marseille on Thursday night with 74 arrests as some fans clashed with police.
L to R: Matteo Salvini (Italy), Harald Vilimsky (Austria), Marine Le Pen, Geert Wilders (Netherlands), Gerolf Annemans (Belgium)
24/06/2014 - France - EU

France's Front National fails to form group in EU Parliament

France’s far right Front National party has failed in its bid to create a parliamentary group in the European Parliament.

Jean-Marie Le Pen
13/06/2014 - France

Jean-Marie Le Pen accuses daughter Marine of censorship

France’s Front National (FN) founder Jean-Marie Le Pen has posted his controversial videoblog on his own website and written an open letter to his daughter complaining that he was ...
internet photo
12/06/2014 - France

Enquiry into allegations of racist police party

An internal police enquiry is underway following the publication on internet of photos apparently showing police officers mocking black people, at a private party.

Happy families? Front National president Marine Le Pen with Jean-Marie Le Pen
10/06/2014 - France

Front National website to drop Jean-Marie Le Pen’s video-blog

France’s far-right Front National (FN) is to drop the video-blog of its founder Jean-Marie Le Pen from its website.
A family lights candles for th victims at the Brussels Jewish Museum
10/06/2014 - Belgium - Morocco - France

Fourth victim of Brussels Jewish Museum killings buried in Moroccan Muslim cemetery

The fourth person to die after a gunman opened fire on the Jewish Museum in Brussels was to be buried in a Muslim cemetery in Morocco.

Jean-Marie Le Pen at an FN meeting last year
09/06/2014 - France

Le Pen’s ‘anti-Semitic’ wisecrack throws Front National into turmoil

Veteran French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen hit out at his own daughter after she criticised an apparently anti-Semitic pun he made when attacking artists and athletes who oppose his party.
The gardens of the foreign affairs ministry in Paris
04/06/2014 - France

Former French ambassador sues ministry over racial discrimination

France’s former ambassador to Andorra is suing the foreign affairs ministry for racial discrimination, he announced on Wednesday.
Police seal off the area around the Brussels Jewish Museum after the shooting
01/06/2014 - France - Belgium

Suspected Brussels Jewish Museum gunman arrested in Marseille, video found

A Frenchman suspected of being the gunman who killed four people outside the Brussels Jewish Museum last weekend has been arrested in southern France.