marine le pen
On Saturday 6th May 2017 Europe held its breath. The people of France were going to the polls, and in a matter of hours the results of the final round of voting in the French Presidential Election were to be declared.
A period of cohabitation with what could very well be a Républicains prime minister would not only be a major setback for Macron but also represent a further opportunity to grow for the French far-right. Le Pen may have been defeated in Sunday's presidential election, but Front National and their increasingly loyal supporters are only getting started.
Her party may now try to 'detoxify' its image and reach new social groups.
Emmanuel Macron’s trouncing of Marine Le Pen in the French presidential elections had some suggesting the Far-Right had suffered
From millionaire banker to government minister and now president, here's what you need to know about the man who defeated far-right Marine le Pen.
To which Colin definitely did reply... UPDATE: There’s a bizarre new twist to this story. A Marine Le Pen fan has claimed
France rejected populism emphatically, but it also rejected the establishment. Both these facts must be remembered, especially when we attempt to lambast a prostrate Front Nationale.
'Mourning the defeat of a fascist. Can they sink any lower?'
Emmanuel Macron’s victory is a relief for the EU, but not the end of Marine Le Pen and populism.