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Europe's far right: from fringe to mainstream

They say multiculturalism has failed. They say mass immigration is a threat to national identity. They don't trust the European Union or their own elected leaders. This is the modern face of the far-right. Marine Le Pen is the perfect example of how the far-right has moved from the fringe to the mainstream across Western Europe. Laura Baines and her panel discuss how this trend has emerged, and whether it is set to continue.

  • David HANLEY, Professor of European Politics, University of Portsmouth
  • Jacqueline HÉNARD, Writer and polical analyst;
  • Laurent CHAMBON, Political Analyst;
  • Tharsy PETROPOULOS, Chief Editor, Athens News.

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Produced by Sara Bertilsson, Mary Colombel and Wassim Nasr.

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2017-06-22 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's marching orders: New French president's first EU summit

Emmanuel Macron sounded like a man in charge as he chastised East European leaders that flout common rules on refugees and freedom of speech. At his first EU summit as French...

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2017-06-21 Queen Elizabeth II

Queen's Speech: Monarch outlines two-year plan as Brexit looms

Our panel of guests focus on the state opening of parliament in London, where the Queen usually reads out the government's to-do list for the year ahead. Brexit featured front...

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2017-06-20 Middle East

The Scramble for Syria: What happens after Raqqa falls?

There's the battle for Raqqa but what about the battle for Syria? The shooting down of a Syrian jet by the US military, plus an Iran-made drone in the southeast late this...

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2017-06-19 Emmanuel Macron

The Macron Way: Big win, but will new president reform France? (part 1)

How did Emmanuel Macron upend and redraw France's political landscape? It's out with the old guard on both sides of the aisle, with the average age of MPs dropping more than five...

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2017-06-19 Emmanuel Macron

The Macron Way: Big win, but will new president reform France? (part 2)

How did Emmanuel Macron upend and redraw France's political landscape? It's out with the old guard on both sides of the aisle, with the average age of MPs dropping more than five...

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