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"Eat pork or go hungry" - French schoolchildren feel the effects of the rise of the National Front

Marine Le Pen is back in the headlines after announcing that the National Front will ban pork-free alternative meals in school canteens, in the 11 towns it won in last month's municipal elections. Comparisons are also drawn with Britain's UKIP, who have also seen a surge in support recently, and were afforded further legitimacy after a televised debate with the British deputy prime minister. Finally, some Friday fun as we rate the fashion at Aintree's Ladies Day