Far-right presidential candidate Le Pen seeks plebiscite for Frexit


Front National party leader Marine Le Pen, tipped by pollsters to reach the second round of France's presidential elections this spring, is making a French exit from the European Union one of her major campaign pledges, along with resinstating the franc as national currency within a euro-shadowing group of currencies with other nations disenchanted with eurozone policies.

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Front National leader Marine Le Pen is seeking to turn May’s presidential electioninto a referendum on the European Union by detailing a strategy to pull France from the bloc and its single currency if she wins, reports The Wall Street Journal.