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Elections for the EU Parliament finished Sunday with Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally leading in France while Green parties made gains in France and Germany. Follow FRANCE 24's special coverage and analysis.
- Elections for the EU Parliament saw Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally leading in France and Nigel Farage's Brexit Party victorious in the UK while the anti-migrant League party of Matteo Salvini in Italy also took the most votes.
- Interior ministry figures put Le Pen's party at 23.31% versus 22.41% for President Emmanuel Macron's LREM (La République en marche).
- With turnout at over 50 percent, a 20-year high, Green parties also made gains in both Germany and France, where the Europe Ecologie party came in third with 13.47% of the vote.
- Mainstream parties such as the Socialists & Democrats and the centre-right alliance of the European People's Party lost seats; despite remaining the largest groups they are poised to lose their majority for the first time in European Parliament history.
Click on the video player above to follow FRANCE 24's special coverage and analysis of the results.