marine le pen
For nearly 200 years the Cambridge Union has existed to promote free speech. At times this inevitably leads to controversy. In the 1960s, it stemmed from the Union's invitation to Enoch Powell and Oswald Mosley. Last term it was Julian Assange, and before that Dominique Strauss-Kahn. This time it was Mme. Le Pen.
Marine Le Pen, the leader of the France's far right Front National (FN), has claimed she is in "regular contact" with UKIP
Marine Le Pen - leader of the French Front National - was greeted by an anti-fascist protest as she addressed a Cambridge
Marine Le Pen, president of France's far right Front National party, is to speak at Cambridge Union on Tuesday but will be
If I am very honest, I do not really know much about her. I do know she's controversial, and I do know she has some bad views. I also know that some people even call her a neo-fascist. However, I have never heard her speak or explain her views.
Marion le Pen, a 22 year old law student, has become the youngest MP in modern political history by gaining a seat in the
While Hollande may be elected France's first Socialist president in 17 years, it was under another socialist, Francois Mitterand that the National Front first made headways in response to austerity measures in the 1980s.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out fighting in his attempt to secure a second term. Although beaten into second place after the first round of voting, he issued a strong declaration to his supporters that 'the fight begins now'. He will need to galvanise his support as there had been fears amongst his party that he would be knocked out in the first round.
This Sunday, voting in the first round of the French Presidential elections takes place, yet I find Student interest in the battle for the Élysée Palace across the Channel still heavily shadowed by the race for the White House across the pond. Is this because of language, culture or the varied mix of political parties in France? Or has euro-scepticism among British students increased?
Socialist Francois Hollande has won the first round of the French presidential election, exit polls suggest. Early results