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Is Marine Le Pen really far-right?

6 May 2017 9:00 am

By smearing all its opponents as fascists, the left blurs the line between democracy and racism

What’s the matter with Europe’s new emperor?

29 April 2017 9:00 am

France’s young pretender is marching towards disaster

L’anti-Trump: can Emmanuel Macron live up to his hype?

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Can the whizz-kid of French politics win?

Up close and personal with Marine Le Pen

18 February 2017 9:00 am

A deep frost in the winter of 1821–22 killed the orange trees in Nice. The Anglican minister to the English…

2017: Europe's year of rage

31 December 2016 9:00 am

Across the continent, the pro-EU establishment is in trouble

French voters despise Trump. Marine Le Pen faces an uphill struggle

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Does François Fillon have what it takes to beat Marine Le Pen?

Marine Le Pen won’t be president this time. She’s still winning

29 October 2016 9:00 am

The Front National leader will struggle to win the presidency this time, but she’s running rings around France’s mainstream right

Frexit? Stranger things have happened

9 July 2016 9:00 am

The Brexit vote is throwing French politics into turmoil too

Beyoncé at the Super Bowl? I prefer the anti-racists of Millwall

13 February 2016 9:00 am

My most thrilling moment of 2016 so far — aside from watching a smug-looking woman carrying a copy of the Guardian…

Two socialist triumphs (one of them for Marine Le Pen)

12 December 2015 9:00 am

What a pleasure it was to see two socialist parties triumph in the most recent elections. First, Labour increased its…

François Hollande hasn’t seized the moment. Marine Le Pen might

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Hollande isn’t seizing his chance. Marine Le Pen might

Meet the intellectuals leading France to the right

29 October 2015 9:00 am

The nation’s intellectuals are being roiled by issues of immigration, sovereignty and freedom of expression

France’s divided centre-right must delight Marine Le Pen

12 September 2015 9:00 am

The leaders of the Républicains avoid Le Pen’s coarse language, but many offer similar immigration policies

François Hollande could still win. And this is why

25 July 2015 9:00 am

How France’s wobbly pudding of a president could still win again

How Marine Le Pen is winning France’s gay vote

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Marine Le Pen’s unlikely rainbow coalition

Is Nicolas Sarkozy headed back to the Elysée – or to jail?

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Destiny is calling Nicolas Sarkozy. But it’s not clear whether he’s heading back to the Elysée – or to jail

France's political system is crumbling. What's coming next looks scary

7 June 2014 9:00 am

The desperate state of its politics seems to signal the end of the Republic

Portrait of the week

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, responded to the triumph of the UK Independence Party in the European elections (which…