Le Pen

How democratic are the French elections?

11 February 2022 4:17 am

There are just 59 days to go until voters turn out for the first round of the French presidential election…

Le Pen, Zemmour and the two French far rights

8 February 2022 3:37 am

Just about two months ahead of the French elections, a first poll for Le Parisién suggests that Marine Le Pen…

France's silent majority has rejected Macron – and Le Pen

21 June 2021 8:34 pm

I popped down to the Salle du Peuple on Sunday to see how the voting was going in the departmental…

Macron is using Islam to outmanoeuvre Le Pen

17 February 2021 6:00 pm

There was a rally in Paris on Sunday at which a couple of hundred protestors vented their anger at the…

Merkel’s grandstanding on Syrian refugees will lead to many more deaths at sea

12 September 2015 9:00 am

By making them more likely to attempt the perilous journey to Europe, the German chancellor is luring would-be migrants to their deaths