French far-right party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen hospitalsied

Jean-Marie Le Pen, who founded the country's Front National party now renamed and led by his estranged daughter Marine, has been admitted to hospital for reported exhaustion one week before his 90th birthday and just hours before he was due to stand trial accused of inciting homophobia.

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Jean-Marie Le Pen, the former leader of France’s far-right National Front party, has been hospitalized for exhaustion ahead of a trial in which he stands accused of inciting homophobia, a source to him said on Wednesday, reports Reuters.