The far right

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Macron takes on far-right presidential rival in visit to Vichy
President warns about ‘manipulation’ of history after Éric Zemmour claims Vichy regime protected French Jews from Nazis

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

08, Dec, 2021 @7:41 PM

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Investigation launched into brawl at French far-right rally
Dozens detained after protesters attacked at campaign rally for presidential candidate Éric Zemmour

Kim Willsher in Paris

06, Dec, 2021 @3:16 PM

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Far-right French presidential candidate put in headlock by protester at rally
Éric Zemmour formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday, highlighting his anti-migrant and anti-Islam views

Guardian staff and agency

05, Dec, 2021 @8:32 PM

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How can a country that hails Josephine Baker take the racist Zemmour seriously? | Kenan Malik
France prides itself on ‘universalism’. But bigotry festers in its ‘colour blind’ pose

Kenan Malik

05, Dec, 2021 @9:30 AM

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‘The right is back’: Gaullists pick female candidate Valérie Pécresse to take on Macron
Former minister is surprise winner of Les Républicains’ nomination, beating high-profile names such as Michel Barnier

Kim Willsher in Paris

04, Dec, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Hard-right French MP tops Les Républicains party’s presidential primary
Éric Ciotti wants referendum ‘to stop mass immigration’ and set up ‘a French Guantánamo bay’

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

02, Dec, 2021 @5:41 PM

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When a far-right candidate has ‘le buzz’, France shouldn’t take young people for granted | Oliver Haynes
This generation is deeply political, but can also be nihilistic, writes student Oliver Haynes

Oliver Haynes

02, Dec, 2021 @11:45 AM

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The rise of Éric Zemmour shows how far France has shifted to the right | Didier Fassin
The far-right media pundit is now a presidential candidate – and his toxic ideas have ever more mainstream support, says academic Didier Fassin

Didier Fassin

01, Dec, 2021 @12:35 PM

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Far-right TV pundit Éric Zemmour to run for French presidency
It is time to ‘save’ France, controversial figure says as he reads video speech posted on social media

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

30, Nov, 2021 @5:04 PM

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How far-right extremist groups face exposure from army of hacktivists
Data leaks and breaches by so-called ‘ethical hackers’ – often assisted by poor security practices – have exposed inner workings of groups and the nature of the movement as a whole

Jason Wilson

29, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Michael Flynn appears to have called QAnon ‘total nonsense’ despite his links
Trump ally reportedly says conspiracy theory a ‘disinformation campaign’ created by CIA and the left, apparent recording reveals

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Republican McCarthy risks party split by courting extremists amid Omar spat
Minority leader ‘reaches out’ to Democrats but anonymous moderate predicts rocky road to speakership

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Nov, 2021 @2:23 PM

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