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France : The Front National is gaining ground

Foreign commentators are deeply scanning the French electoral campaign.

Fillon’s scandal and the division of the left leave the way wide open for the Front National, whose shadow is hanging over the French political landscape. The polls indicate that Marine Le Pen (the far-right leader) would lead by far the first round of the elections, and her electorate appears particularly intent to support its candidate, despite of the charges against her of fictitious employment at the European Parliament.

This is quite a cause of concern and interrogations while the influence of populism and euroscepticism which undermine France and more generally Europe is increasing, according to the progression of far-right parties in many other countries…

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  • António (Portugal), Expresso
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - António (Portugal), Expresso
    Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French far-right party Front National.
  • Cost (Belgique / Belgium)
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Cost (Belgique / Belgium)
  • Gargalo (Portugal), Cartoon Movement
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Gargalo (Portugal), Cartoon Movement
  • Million (France), millioncartoons.com
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Million (France), millioncartoons.com
    "Marine [Le Pen] also..." "The press"
  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
    "Euro-septic tank"
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
    "Le vent favorable" De gauche à droite (From left to right): Viktor Orbán (Hongrie/Hungary), Frauke Petry (Allemagne/Germany), Geert Wilders (Pays-Bas/Netherlands), Marine Le Pen (France)
  • Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), Cartoon Movement
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), Cartoon Movement
    "Démocratie traditionnelle: Votez pour moi !" "Démocratie populiste: VOTEZ POUR MOI !"
  • Lefred-Thouron (France), Le Canard enchainé
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Lefred-Thouron (France), Le Canard enchainé
    "The temptation of the populist vote" "What don't you like about Europe?" "There are too many foreigners!"
  • Cristina (Portugal)
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Cristina (Portugal)
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
    "Extrême droite" "En pleine croissance"
  • Plantu (France), L’Express
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Plantu (France), L’Express
    "The Europe of the Enlightenment"
  • Mix & Remix (Suisse / Switzerland)
    France : The Front National is gaining ground - Mix & Remix (Suisse / Switzerland)
    "The traditional parties lagging behind at the European elections" "We are lagging behind the far-right... "We are not anti-European enough!..."
  • António (Portugal), Expresso
  • Cost (Belgique / Belgium)
  • Gargalo (Portugal), Cartoon Movement
  • Million (France), millioncartoons.com
  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
  • Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), Cartoon Movement
  • Lefred-Thouron (France), Le Canard enchainé
  • Cristina (Portugal)
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
  • Plantu (France), L’Express
  • Mix & Remix (Suisse / Switzerland)