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Supporters paste a poster of Marine Le Pen, France’s National Front leader, on a wall in Frejus, France. Photograph: Eric Gaillard

The surprise victory of Donald Trump in the US election has unsettled nerves in Europe. As elsewhere in the world, Brussels was caught unprepared for (...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Republican ideologues complain, is not a true conservative; indeed, he is a populist. Photograph: Gretchen Ertl/Reuters

Losers have votes, too. That is what democracy means – and rightly so. If they feel sufficiently cheated and humiliated, they will vote for Donald Tru(...)

French far-right political party National Front leader Marine Le Pen surrounded by media after she casts her vote at a polling station during the second round of the regional elections in Henin-Beaumont, Northern France, 13th December 2015. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Voting began on Sunday in the run-offs for French regional elections that will show whether the far-right National Front can turn popularity into powe(...)

France’s far-right National Front political party founder and honorary president Jean-Marie Le Pen leaving the  party’s   headquarters in Nanterre near Paris. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

The National Front (FN) announced in a communiqué on Monday evening that it has “suspended” the membership of Jean-Marie Le Pen, who founded the party(...)

Polish MP Anna Grodzka: she was the first transgender MP to be elected by Krakow’s voters four years ago. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Perhaps it was a sign of the times, but Leo Varadkar’s outing on RTÉ Radio made only a modest splash in the world’s media. English-language media outl(...)