French anti-EU politician investigated over sex assault claims


François Asselineau, 63, who fronts the Popular Republican Union (UPR) was arrested over the case that could bury his hopes of another stab at the presidency in 2022.

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The head of a fringe anti-European Union party, former French presidential candidate François Asselineau, has been charged* over claims of sexual assault and harassment, a judiciary source said Friday, reports RTL.