Marine Le Pen

France's Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over Islamic State tweets

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in December 2015, a few weeks after IS jihadists killed 130 people in attacks in Paris, sparking widespread condemnation in France.

published on : 20th September 2018

French leader Marine Le Pen to repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament

A ruling said that the far-right leader had wrongly used parliamentary funds to pay an aide who was based at her party's headquarters in Paris.

published on : 19th June 2018

What's in a name? France's Marine Le Pen proposes far-right rebrand

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed changing the name of her party to the National Union on Sunday as part of efforts to improve its image.

published on : 12th March 2018

Who are France's presidential candidates?

A far-right leader praised by Donald Trump; a scandal-hit conservative; a 39-year-old former investment banker; and a leftwing radical who campaigns by hologram.

published on : 23rd April 2017

Voting begins in French presidential election

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are the favourites to progress to a run-off on May 7.

published on : 23rd April 2017