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# marine-le-pen - Sunday 27 June, 2021

French far-right faces crucial test in second round of voting in regional elections
# France
# France

French far-right faces crucial test in second round of voting in regional elections

Jun 27th 2021, 11:10 AM 8,256 Views 2 Comments

Results are expected after the last polls close at 8pm.

# marine-le-pen - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
# National Rally
# National Rally

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets

Feb 10th 2021, 7:17 AM 18,520 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.

# marine-le-pen - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter
# Marine Le Pen
# Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter

Jun 12th 2019, 2:09 PM 25,041 Views 43 Comments

The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

# marine-le-pen - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter
# National Rally
# National Rally

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter

Sep 20th 2018, 3:23 PM 23,100 Views 0 Comments

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

# marine-le-pen - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'

Aug 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,806 Views 47 Comments

David McCann, an expert on the politics of peace, can not equate Marine Le Pen with the stakeholders of Northern Ireland.

# marine-le-pen - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event
# Paddy Cosgrave
# Paddy Cosgrave

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event

Updated Aug 15th 2018, 12:45 PM 29,568 Views 120 Comments

Paddy Cosgrave had earlier defended the decision to host Le Pen at the November event.

# marine-le-pen - Thursday 1 March, 2018

France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

Mar 1st 2018, 4:01 PM 13,670 Views 0 Comments

The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

# marine-le-pen - Friday 30 June, 2017

Marine Le Pen has been charged with misuse of European funds
# France
# France

Marine Le Pen has been charged with misuse of European funds

Jun 30th 2017, 5:20 PM 12,724 Views 0 Comments

Le Pen faces claims her party illegally claimed millions of euros from the European Parliament to pay for France-based staff.

# marine-le-pen - Monday 12 June, 2017

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election
# Vive La France
# Vive La France

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election

Jun 12th 2017, 7:23 AM 12,821 Views 45 Comments

The French press, however, are focusing on the low turnout for yesterday’s election.

# marine-le-pen - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Marine Le Pen is going nowhere and is eyeing another election
# Take 2
# Take 2

Marine Le Pen is going nowhere and is eyeing another election

May 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 10,075 Views 43 Comments

Her National Front party is aiming to be France’s main opposition party.

# marine-le-pen - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president
# En Marche
# En Marche

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president

May 14th 2017, 11:57 AM 23,933 Views 52 Comments

‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’

# marine-le-pen - Monday 8 May, 2017

The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?
# Et Maintenant
# Et Maintenant

The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?

May 8th 2017, 5:05 PM 10,261 Views 32 Comments

Down but not out, Le Pen is hoping to use this election as a building block for the National Front party.

# marine-le-pen - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Tense France picks new president in landmark vote
# Vote Time
# Vote Time

Tense France picks new president in landmark vote

May 7th 2017, 3:17 PM 37,627 Views 123 Comments

The run-off vote pits the pro-Europe, pro-business Macron against anti-immigration and anti-EU Le Pen.

# marine-le-pen - Thursday 4 May, 2017

French election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron takes aim at Ireland's corporate tax rate
# Not The Tax Emmanuel
# Not The Tax Emmanuel

French election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron takes aim at Ireland's corporate tax rate

May 4th 2017, 10:46 PM 23,520 Views 80 Comments

Macron made specific reference to the Apple Tax farrago as part of a critique of inequal corporate tax regimes across the EU.

# marine-le-pen - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
# TV Debate
# TV Debate

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

May 3rd 2017, 10:47 PM 16,133 Views 128 Comments

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

# marine-le-pen - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night
# Encore Une Fois
# Encore Une Fois

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night

May 2nd 2017, 1:01 PM 9,614 Views 38 Comments

Le Pen’s supporters brushed off claims she copied parts of a speech given two weeks ago by Francois Fillon verbatim.

# marine-le-pen - Monday 1 May, 2017

'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year'
# Over To Eu
# Over To Eu

'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year'

May 1st 2017, 2:33 PM 20,816 Views 103 Comments

The deputy head of the Front National party made the claim on radio today.

# marine-le-pen - Saturday 29 April, 2017

If Marine Le Pen wins election, her prime minister will be a far-right eurosceptic
# Two Of A Kind
# Two Of A Kind

If Marine Le Pen wins election, her prime minister will be a far-right eurosceptic

Apr 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 11,766 Views 65 Comments

Could a Frexit be on the cards?

# marine-le-pen - Friday 28 April, 2017

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial
# Baggage
# Baggage

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial

Apr 28th 2017, 10:54 AM 15,892 Views 92 Comments

Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.

# marine-le-pen - Monday 24 April, 2017

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party
# National Front
# National Front

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party

Apr 24th 2017, 7:55 PM 48,577 Views 116 Comments

The far-right candidate is taking on Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?
# Le Explainer
# Le Explainer

France had a presidential election yesterday...now what happens?

Apr 24th 2017, 9:22 AM 22,793 Views 61 Comments

And why does it matter?

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?

Apr 24th 2017, 8:07 AM 24,992 Views 108 Comments

France will go to the polls on 7 May.

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections
# Macron Economics
# Macron Economics

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections

Apr 24th 2017, 7:05 AM 16,281 Views 34 Comments

The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment.

# marine-le-pen - Sunday 23 April, 2017

"It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election
# Fate Of The Union
# Fate Of The Union

"It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:40 PM 47,555 Views 127 Comments

Pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron has topped the poll, followed by Marine Le Pen, in one of the most closely-fought presidential battles France has seen.

Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU?

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:47 AM 38,631 Views 180 Comments

The Irish government has repeatedly said it is committed to the European Union.

# marine-le-pen - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president
# Explainer
# Explainer

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,804 Views 42 Comments

The topsy-turvy election means the result is next to impossible to predict.

# marine-le-pen - Monday 17 April, 2017

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race
# France
# France

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race

Apr 17th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,975 Views 128 Comments

The two frontrunners are staging rival rallies today in Paris.

# marine-le-pen - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2
# Revisionist
# Revisionist

'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2

Apr 10th 2017, 7:49 AM 25,824 Views 70 Comments

Francois Hollande and Jacques Chirac have apologised for the role that French police played in the past.

# marine-le-pen - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Are you really going to scrap the euro?' Le Pen clashes with rivals in first presidential debate
# LOCKING HORNS
# LOCKING HORNS

'Are you really going to scrap the euro?' Le Pen clashes with rivals in first presidential debate

Apr 5th 2017, 7:38 AM 16,099 Views 40 Comments

The chaotic debate featured 11 presidential hopefuls.

# marine-le-pen - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?

Mar 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 27,385 Views 94 Comments

Everything you need to know about this week’s parliamentary election.

# marine-le-pen - Friday 10 March, 2017

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds
# No Show
# No Show

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds

Mar 10th 2017, 6:29 PM 7,797 Views 23 Comments

Le Pen “was summoned this morning and did not turn up,” a judicial source said.

# marine-le-pen - Thursday 2 March, 2017

House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided
# Fake Jobs
# Fake Jobs

House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:49 PM 8,748 Views 13 Comments

The raid is connected into an ongoing investigation into allegations Fillon and his wife were involved in a ‘fake jobs’ scandal.

Marine Le Pen could be prosecuted for tweeting photos of Islamic State killings
# No Longer Immune
# No Longer Immune

Marine Le Pen could be prosecuted for tweeting photos of Islamic State killings

Mar 2nd 2017, 1:57 PM 15,944 Views 71 Comments

The European Parliament lifted immunity from prosecution today.

# marine-le-pen - Friday 24 February, 2017

'No woman should have to cover her head for fear of offending religious values'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'No woman should have to cover her head for fear of offending religious values'

Feb 24th 2017, 6:45 AM 3,103 Views 189 Comments

Women have the right to dress exactly as they want. The right to cover is just as important as the right to uncover, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# marine-le-pen - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Topless protester disrupts Marine Le Pen speech
# Femen
# Femen

Topless protester disrupts Marine Le Pen speech

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:13 PM 35,342 Views 51 Comments

Three security guards carried the woman out of the Paris venue.

# marine-le-pen - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal
# Elections
# Elections

Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal

Feb 22nd 2017, 11:04 PM 15,134 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron won the support of a key centrist.

# marine-le-pen - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Le Pen sparks controversy by refusing to wear veil in Lebanon
# Islamic Veil
# Islamic Veil

Le Pen sparks controversy by refusing to wear veil in Lebanon

Feb 21st 2017, 1:47 PM 25,749 Views 113 Comments

The National Front candidate promptly refused and made a brief statement to journalists before leaving.

# marine-le-pen - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election
# Va Va Vote
# Va Va Vote

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the French presidential election

Feb 12th 2017, 9:00 PM 16,979 Views 71 Comments

The world is watching for the next Brexit or Trump, but will it happen?

# marine-le-pen - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Marine Le Pen refuses to pay back €300,000 in EU funds
# France
# France

Marine Le Pen refuses to pay back €300,000 in EU funds

Feb 1st 2017, 3:40 PM 20,380 Views 50 Comments

Meanwhile, her challenger in the presidential election also faces an investigation.

# marine-le-pen - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Yesterday, a new America. Today, a new Europe': Right-wing buoyant after Trump's inauguration
# New Year New Europe
# New Year New Europe

'Yesterday, a new America. Today, a new Europe': Right-wing buoyant after Trump's inauguration

Jan 21st 2017, 12:33 PM 16,602 Views 65 Comments

The right-wing gathering heard that the EU was “a force of sterilization,” and booed when Angela Merkel was mentioned.

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