Latest update: 10/03/2010
The Le Pen line of succession
Jean-Marie Le Pen, the long-serving leader and founder of France's Front National party, once said that he would never retire. Nevertheless, it's expected that the 81 year old will step down from frontline politics after the upcoming regional elections. His daughter Marine is his heir-apparent, but does she have what it takes to revive the party's flagging fortunes?