Record abstention at French local election, second round hangs in doubt

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, Édouard Philippe, Emmanuel Macron, French elections, Greens, Marine Le Pen, News|

With a record abstention estimated between 53.5% and 56%, the French deserted the polling stations Sunday (15 March) during the first round of municipal elections, held during a coronavirus pandemic.

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Macron and Le Pen’s MEPs to be on equal footing after Brexit

By |januar 21st, 2020|Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, La Republique En Marche, Marine Le Pen, News, Rassemblement National, Sandro Gozi, UK|

Once the UK leaves the EU on 31 January, new MEPs will be taking up seats in the European Parliament. Due to its growing population, France will obtain five of 27 new seats. EURACTIV France reports.

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All eyes on France after inconclusive enlargement summit debate

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Albania, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement fatigue, EU enlargement, Gitanas Nauseda, Marine Le Pen, News, North Macedonia, Prespa agreement, Western Balkans|

After a long night of inconclusive discussions, EU heads of state are set to return to the EU enlargement issue today (18 October). All eyes are on France, as Emmanuel Macron's position has so far been the major stumbling block for opening accession ta...

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Le Pen’s Bulgarian ally under the spotlight for cross-border medicine trafficking

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Bulgaria, Germany, investigative journalism, Marine Le Pen, News, traffic with medicines, transborder crime, Turkey, United States, Vesselin Mareshki|

Vesselin Mareshki gained international prominence when French far-right leader Marine le Pen chose him as her political ally in Bulgaria. But things started to go wrong when Mareshki lost the European elections in May. Now, judges have recognised him a...

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Le Pen hails EU ‘way of life’ job as victory on path to Élysée

By |september 16th, 2019|far right, French elections, Marine Le Pen, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

French far-right opposition leader Marine Le Pen waded into controversy over the appointment of an EU Commissioner for "protecting the European way of life", endorsing a move that has stoked concern about rising populism across the continent.

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The far-right’s influence in Europe is much greater than its new EU Parliamentary group suggests

By |junij 27th, 2019|extreme right, far right, Identity and Democracy, Lega, Marine Le Pen, Matteo Salvini, News|

Next week, for the first time, the EU will have a major far-right political grouping in the European Parliament. And although it will only rank fifth in size, its influence reaches well beyond the ballot box, writes Faisal Al Yafai.

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Far-right wants to be involved in next Parliament’s power-sharing

By |junij 14th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland, ID, Identity and Democracy, Jussi Halla-aho, Lega, Marco Zanni, Marine Le Pen, News, Rassemblement National|

Doubled in size compared to the last legislature, the newly formed nationalist group Identity and Democracy (ID) is now eager to capitalise on its success and get a share of high-level roles in the European Parliament’s Bureau and committees.

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Post-Brexit Parliament: Winners and losers

By |maj 31st, 2019|Croatia, Emmanuel Macron, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Marine Le Pen, News, Silvio Berlusconi|

Brexit is set to change the shape of the new European Parliament, as seats will be redistributed among the remaining 27 member states in November if the current deadline is respected. Here are some of the winners and losers.

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Professor: Marine Le Pen has more red lines than Salvini

By |maj 31st, 2019|Marine Le Pen, News, Slovakia|

Marine Le Pen will be very cautious in doing business with parties who clearly are anti-Semitic and “she probably had even more red lines than [Italy's Matteo] Salvini on this”, Dr Christian Lequesne told EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview.

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Digital Brief: Estonia Special

By |maj 16th, 2019|5G, Andrus Ansip, Christchurch, cyber defence, Cybersecurity, digital wonderland, EKRE, Estonia, France, GDPR, Huawei, Kadri Simson, Kersti Kaljulaid, Kristo Vaher, Latitude59, Marine Le Pen, New Zealand, News, The Digital Brief|

This week, EURACTIV Digital has been in Estonia, talking to political officials, startup entrepreneurs, and purveyors of Estonia's digital revolution, as a means to map out the country's future as the EU's tech powerhouse.

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