In the press

France's National Front on the rise?

By: Oliver FARRY
1 min

The French press reacts to the local by-election victory of the far-right National Front. Is it a sign of a rising wave of election victories for Marine Le Pen's party or is it simply a bloody nose for the political establishment? Elsewhere, Le Parisien reports on a 'crime epidemic' in Guadeloupe, which now has a higher crime rate than many troubled areas on the French mainland.