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Le Pen charged over misuse of funds

French far-right leader charged with allegedly misusing European Parliament funds to pay two parliamentary aides.

Le Pen charged over misuse of funds

Le Pen denounces Holocaust doubters

French presidential candidate says she "abhors" Holocaust doubters following her deputy's expression of skepticism about Nazi gas chambers.

Le Pen denounces Holocaust doubters

Le Pen replacement made statements denying Holocaust

Jean-François Jalkh, Marine Le Pen's replacement as the head of the National Front party in France, has denied Nazis used gas chambers.

Le Pen replacement made statements denying Holocaust

Le Pen temporarily steps down from her party

Marine Le Pen steps aside as leader of National Front in order to appeal to wider audience.

Le Pen temporarily steps down from her party

Jewish Le Pen supporter blames weak government for Paris attack

Deadly terror attack in Paris the result of weak, indecisive government, says prominent Jewish backer of Marine Le Pen.

Jewish Le Pen supporter blames weak government for Paris attack

Le Pen defeated in second round of regional vote

Just one week after record results in the first round of regional elections, National Front fails to win a single region in second round.

Le Pen suffers defeat in second round of regional elections

Anti-Semitic Le Pen Booted From His Own Party

Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of right-wing party, ousted after feud with daughter trying to lead party away from his racist statements.

Anti-Semitic Le Pen Booted From His Own Party

Anti-Semitic Le Pen Faces Ouster from Right Party

Founder of France's National Front will attend disciplinary hearing for calling the Nazi gas chambers a 'detail' of history.

Anti-Semitic Le Pen Faces Ouster from Far-Right Party

Elder Le Pen to Form New Political 'Grouping'

Jean-Marie Le Pen to form new group after being suspended from the National Front.

Elder Le Pen to Form New Political 'Grouping'

In France, 2,200 Mosques Not Half Enough

France has a large number of Muslims, but not enough mosques to hold them, according to a top official in a top French Muslim group.

For French Muslims, 2,200 Mosques Not Half Enough

2 Members of French Far-Right Expelled Over Prank

Two young members of Marine Le Pen's National Front expelled for spiking the drink of its second-in-command with a laxative.

Two Members of French Far-Right Expelled Over Laxative Prank

French Far-Right Leader Versus 'Cowardly' Daughter

Falling-out over anti-Semitic joke widens as Le Pen calls his daughter's criticism a 'cowardly hit to the back.'

French Far-Right Leader Hits Back at 'Cowardly' Daughter

Unprecedented Split in French Far-Right Party

National Front head Marine Le Pen issues unprecedented public condemnation of her father and party founder's recent anti-Semitic remarks.

Unprecedented Split in French Far-Right Party

France: Far-Right Forces Pork on School Menus

Marine Le Pen issues divisive guidelines in districts controlled by her National Front party; Jews, Muslims the target.

France: Far-Right Leader Forces Students to Eat Pork

Le Pen Calls for Dissolving National Assembly

French president polls at 20% approval, the lowest since 1958, while National Front leads in EU Parliament election poll.

Le Pen Calls for Dissolving National Assembly as Hollande Tanks

France: Candidate Barred for Burning Israel Flag

Far-right Front National has suspended one of its local government election candidates.

France: Candidate Barred for Burning Israel Flag

France Requests to Lift Le Pen Immunity

French prosecutors have requested that the European Parliament strip National Front leader Marine Le Pen of her immunity.

France Asks European Parliament to Lift Le Pen Immunity

Should Israel prefer French socialists or the National Front?

Should Israel prefer French socialists or the National Front?