Keyword: France insoumise

French firebrand leftist leader Mélenchon quizzed over funding

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, leader of the France Insoumise (France Unbowed) party, who has led opposition to President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, was questioned for several hours at the headquarters of anti-corruption police investigating allegations he used EU funds for European Parliament assistants to pay staff for work carried out in France and irregularities in his 2017 presidential campaign accounts.

Politics looms over Paris march to honour Jewish murder victim

Heads of far-right Front National and hard-left France Unbowed had to quit march for Holocaust survivor killed in suspected anti-Semitic attack.

Two-thirds of French radical left will not back Macron in second round

Poll of Mélenchon's 'Unbowed France' movement shows 36.% plan to cast blank ballot, 29.1% will not vote and 34.8% will back Macron.