French far-right leader Le Pen urges Europe to "wake up"


what happened:

She called on voters to “follow the example of the US and UK”, at a meeting of far-right leaders.


what it means:

Anti-immigration parties are on the rise in Europe as unemployment, record numbers of refugees and terror attacks in France, Belgium and Germany feed voter disillusionment with traditional parties.


what next:

Le Pen is seen as highly likely to make a two-person runoff vote for the French presidency in May.

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