Keyword: Rassemblement national

Le Pen eyes nationalist surge in European elections

In a speech on Sunday to supporters of her Rassemblement National (National Rally) party in the southern French town of Fréjus, far-right leader Marine Le Pen said her party would campaign 'in liaison' with its Europe of Nations and Freedom party allies for next May’s European Parliament elections, which President Emmanuel Macron has billed as a battle between anti-immigrant populists like Le Pen and pro-European Union progressives like himself.

French and Italian far-right groups stage joint anti-migrant protest

The youth arms of France's Rassemblement national (National Rally) party, formerly called the Front National, and its far-right Italian ally, the League, staged a joint demonstration near the French-Italian border on Sunday to demand tough measures against what they said was the 'overwhelming' of Europe by migrants.

Marine Le Pen says funds block is 'death sentence' for her party

French judges have blocked the payment of more than £2 million in state subsidies to the far-Right party, newly named Rassemblement National.

France's Front National changes name to boost its appeal

Marine Le Pen's far-right party is now Rassemblement National or National Rally in bid to broaden appeal ahead of European elections next year.

Le Pen proposes to change Front National's name to 'National Rally'

Marine Le Pen unveils new name of 'Rassemblement National', which still needs final approval, saying current name was 'psychological barrier'.