Marine Le Pen

Former French premier Fillon beats Sarkozy in presidential primary

Former French prime minister Francois Fillon has won the race to become the conservative candidate in next year's presidential election, beating former president Nicolas Sarkozy, according to...

EU Parliament lifts Le Pen immunity over alleged racial slur

The European Parliament on Tuesday lifted the immunity of Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of France's far-right National Front party, over charges of inciting racial hatred in a video clip...

Report: Le Pen vows French referendum on EU membership if president

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front, said she will organize a referendum on the country's membership in the EU if she wins next year's presidential election, the AFP ...

National Front woos France with furry friends

France's far-right challenger in the 2017 presidential elections aligns herself with animal rights, but not without incurring the wrath of one of its most loyal - and famous - supporters.

French PM says far-right win would open road to civil war

"Let me remind the prime minister that the war being waged against France today is being waged by Islamist fundamentalists bottle-fed by a laxist, sectarian Socialist Party," she said.