Marine Le Pen SURGES INTO THE LEAD in latest French presidential election polls

As foretold on Global Geopolitics many times throughout the years, Europe will make a sharp turn to the right.

 

A French politician who is the president of the National Front (FN), a national-conservative political party in France and one of its main political forces. [AFP/Getty Images]

 

MARINE Le Pen has rocketed into the lead in the race to become France’s next president – just months ahead of the country’s general election.

The National Front leader has usurped Conservative candidate Francois Fillon to take the lead according to an Ifop-Fiducial opinion poll.

Le Pen is now leading the polls for the first time after taking advantage of Fillon’s declining popularity among France’s working class voters, according to the survey carried out for French weekly newspaper Paris Match, TV channel iTele and radio station Sud-Radio. Continue reading

France’s premier warns of new attacks, 15,000 people on police radar

PARIS (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday there would be new attacks in France but proposals by former president Nicolas Sarkozy to boost security was not the right way to deal with threats.

“This week at least two attacks were foiled,” Manuel Valls said in an interview with Europe 1 radio and Itele television on Sunday. Continue reading