Bernard Monot

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 Marine Le Pen,  leader of far-right Front National. She denounces dire forecasts as fear-mongering by her opponents. Photograph: Mathieu Cugnot/EPA

There will be no jubilant crowds waving blue-and-gold European flags and singing Beethoven’s Ode to Joy in French streets on Saturday to mark the 60th(...)

Marine Le Pen, French National Front leader, launches her presidential campaign in Lyon on Sunday. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters

At the height of Ireland’s financial crisis, in July 2011, those who could stomach buying 10-year Irish bonds were getting a 14 per cent yield – almos(...)