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Far-right National Front gains ‘significant foothold’ in French elections

Far right poised for breakthrough in France (via AFP) France on Sunday held a second round of voting in local elections that are set to result in a breakthrough by the far right and trigger a reshuffle of the beleaguered Socialist government. With his party facing a drubbing in the…

French far-right leader hails ‘exceptional’ results in Sunday’s elections

Far right expects surge in French local elections (via AFP) The French voted Sunday in the first round of local elections that could see the far-right surge as the Socialist government battles record unpopularity and the main opposition is beset by scandal. Voters are most likely to pick their mayors…

Far-right National Front set to surge in French local elections

French voters went to the polls on Sunday in the first round of local elections set to represent a landmark for women in politics and, possibly, for the far-right National Front. The first nationwide vote since Francois Hollande's 2012 election as president……

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