Violent scenes at Nantes protest against far-right leader's visit


A protest in the town of Nantes, north-west France, by more than two thousand people against a planned visit there on Sunday by Front National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen ended in ugly confrontations with police, during which businesses were vandalised and several officers injured.

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Thousands of people gathered in Nantes on Saturday to protest the visit of far-right National National leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen to the city on Sunday, reports Yahoo News.