Marie Le Pen

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Austria’s vice-chancellor and chairman of the Freedom Party FPOe Heinz-Christian Strache talks with Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban (right) at the end of a press conference at the Carmelite monastery of the prime minister’s office in Budapest on Monday. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban is increasingly isolated in the EU’s main centre-right bloc ahead of this month’s European elections, after he c(...)

Sarah O’Sullivan with her daughter: ‘Brazil voted for the angry army guy, hoping he might put manners on us all.’

“Can we leave Brazil if Bolsonaro becomes president?” my 11-year-old daughter pleaded last January, as we sat at the kitchen table in my parents’ plac(...)

Security staff of Czech president Milos Zeman (not in picture) detain a woman member of the Femen organisation after she confronted the president on Friday. Photograph:  Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

Czechs have begun voting in a presidential election that is expected to deliver a tight finish between Eurosceptic, Russia-friendly incumbent Milos Z(...)

Yulia and Clément Imbert: ‘Here is so different, people are very welcoming and kind’.  Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Clément Imbert (30) and his wife Yulia (29) moved from France to Ireland almost four years ago after Clément received a job offer from Apple in Co Cor(...)

A protester holds a placard  during an anti-Trump rally in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: EPA/Clemens Bilan

Right wing populism – a la Trump, Marie Le Pen and others – is on the march. In the US we are already seeing how such populism threatens democracy and(...)

Sterling and the euro both fell on Friday as the dollar rose

US stocks on Friday afternoon headed for the first two-day slide of the month, while Treasuries advanced as the rally in riskier assets that took equi(...)

A young protestor holds a placard to demonstrate against the EU referendum result outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

David Cameron sleepwalked into allowing a referendum. The supine Jeremy Corbyn sleepwalked through a campaign with which he obviously did not agree. (...)

French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut poses in the Institut de France library prior to his induction ceremony at the Académie francaise on Thursday. Photograph: EPA/Christophe Petit Tesson

Republican Guards stand to attention in a swirl of gleaming swords. A drum roll echoes through the cupola, as academicians enter, wearing gold-and- gr(...)