MEPs pay tribute to Edouard Ferrand

President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani led a minute of silence in honour of Edouard Ferrand, at the opening of the session in Strasbourg. Mr. Edouard Ferrand (52) passed away on 1st February 2018. Elected in 2014, he was chair of the Europe of Nations and Freedom Group (ENF) and was a member of…

Le Pen elected to National Assembly

Front National leader Marine Le Pen has won her first French parliamentary seat in a vote that was dominated by President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist movement En Marche! Le Pen addressed her political family and electorate immediately after the announcement of the results. 📣 RT ! "Ce soir sont élus, d'ores et déjà, 6 députés du @FN_officiel…

Marine Le Pen stripped off immunity

At eve of French legislative elections, the European Parliament has lifted Marine Le Pen’s immunity from prosecution in a defamation case. A leader of Front National party, and the chair of the group Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) in the European Parliament, she lost a presidential election in May to the centrist Emmanuel Macron….

Macron conquers National Assembly

With 90% of voters accounted for, President  of France Emmanuel Macron’s  En Marche! (Republic on the Move -LREM) and his MoDem ally  head by François Bayrou had won 31.9 percent support, Interior Ministry results showed. The conservative party ‘Les Républicains and allied centre-right Union of Democrats and Independents held 18.9% the National Front 13.8% and the Socialists…

Marine Le Pen stepped down as a leader of Front National

In a message to her supporters Marine Le Pen informed them, that she will ‘take vacation’ from leading the Front National party, and will stay only the candidate for the presidency of France. Taking into consideration the careful wording ‘take vacation’, one might conclude it is a temperate solution for the coming two weeks until…

Marine Le Pen to reform migration policy

Among 10 reforms priority reforms Marine Le Pen  would carry out if elected a French President are those concerned mass migration as expulsion of all foreigners being monitored by intelligence services; stripping dual citizens of their French nationality when convicted of links with jihad;  cutting the lower three income tax brackets by 10 percent; denying free…

France: ‘Exemplary’ migrant camp in ashes

A brawl between Afghans and Kurds is at the origin of the fire, said the prefect who came from Lille (Frnace)  to assess the  situation after the huge blaze at night reduced to a “cluster of ashes” the migrant camp run by NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). It was a shelter to 1,500 people, and…

Trump's ban vs EU-Turkey deal?

  Anna van Densky, OPINION While the EU-Turkey migrant deal is on the rocks, with President Erdogan claiming political refugees all over Europe, and jailing thousands of journalists and critics at home, EU’s left and centre-right politicians prefer to criticise President’s Trump ban on migrants from seven countries at high risk of jihadists infiltrations. The passions…

Koblenz: ENF parties in 'Trump era'

Today the leaders of  Europe for Nations and Freedom (ENF) parties  from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands meet in the German city of Koblenz  at a conference to exchange their concepts for the future of the continent in a new context of ‘Trump era’. Alternative for Germany (AfD) Frauke Petry is hosting the event,…