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GERMANY | German angst returns, say studies

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 15:54 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

A poll conducted by by the GfK research institute on behalf of the British American Tobacco's Foundation for Future Studies in Hamburg found that more than half of Germans surveyed were worried about the future. Figures released from Germany's Statistics Office indicate the fertility rate is at a post-reunification high. In ...
EUROPE | Young people vote far-right in Europe

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 15:51 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

The National Front in France and the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) are just two examples of far-right nationalist parties that are currently receiving an upsurge in support in European Union member states - and they're especially popular with younger voters. Even though the National Front didn't win any regions ...
GERMANY | NSU defendant denies providing weapons to neo-Nazis

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 15:49 | Source: Deutsche Welle | Click here for original article

In a statement read to a court in Munich on Wednesday, Ralf Wohlleben denied providing weapons to the National Socialist Underground (NSU) that were then used to carry out nine murders targeting people with immigrant backgrounds. A tenth murder claimed the life of a German police officer. It is the first ...
ITALY | Prince of darkness: P2 freemason and loyal fascist Licio Gelli dies at 96

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 15:28 | Source: Malta Today | Click here for original article

Man at the heart of Italy's darkest mysteries dies at 96 after being convicted several times for conspiracy and tax fraud The venerable master of the clandestine freemasons lodge Propaganda P2, one of Italy’s most sinister organisations believed to be at the heart of a fascist conspiracy, has died Licio Gelli (born ...
FRANCE | FN floored in second round – loses on points

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 09:45 | Source: HOPE not hate |

By Graeme Atkinson If Marine Le Pen is as volcanic privately as her notorious father, Jean-Marie, is publicly, the FN's HQ will not have been much like a Fun Palace on Sunday night after the results in the second round of the French regional elections started to filter out. After supposedly, according ...
FRANCE | Front National makes no gains in final round of regional elections

Monday, 14 December 2015, 00:34 | Source: Guardian | Click here for original article

France’s far-right Front National has failed to win control of any regions in the final round of local elections despite a historically high score in the first-round when it was ranked as the most popular party in France. The defeat of the FN was down to mass tactical voting, an increase ...
FRANCE | France election: Front National fail to win a single region in second round of voting, exit polls show

Monday, 14 December 2015, 00:29 | Source: Independent | Click here for original article

The far right Front National (FN) was unexpectedly vanquished in all parts of France last night after disgruntled moderate voters surged back to the polls in the second round of regional elections. In a nationwide vote watched with anxiety all over Europe, Marine Le Pen’s deodorised far-right party failed to build ...
FRANCE | Le Pen/FN advance continues

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 10:31 | Source HOPE not hate |

Marine Le Pen’s far right Front National (FN) scored a big victory in Sunday’s regional elections in France. That is beyond doubt. So is the fact that these were the first round results in a two-round ballot from which she and her party are likely to emerge less dramatically. At the ...
USA | Donald Trump: ban all Muslims entering US

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 08:45 | Source: Guardian | Click here for original article

Donald Trump, the leading contender to become the Republican party’s nominee for US presidential candidate, has called for a “total and complete shutdown” of the country’s borders to Muslims in the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attack. Trump made his most extreme pledge yet – in a race in which ...
FRANCE | National Front set for historic result in French elections

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 19:47 | Source: FT | Click here for original article

France’s far-right National Front party appeared on course for a historic result in regional elections on Sunday, winning more than 30 per cent of the vote and leading the country’s two mainstream parties, according to an official partial count. In the first test of public opinion since the November 13 terrorist ...
FRANCE | Analysis: Will fear catapult Marine le Pen to the Elysee?

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 09:19 | Source: : i24news | Click here for original article

The French start voting Sunday in regional elections expected to further boost the far right On December 6 and 13, the French go to the polls once again, this time to choose regional councils, or in other words, the representative assemblies and executives of their respective areas for a six-year term. There ...
FRANCE | Vive la difference - has France's National Front changed?

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 09:16 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

The National Front (FN) is attracting a new kind of supporter. Several hundred of them gathered one evening this week in Neptune's Palace, a conference hall in the city of Toulon on the French Riviera, ahead of national regional elections this month. They waved their Tricolores as they waited for the main ...
FRANCE | France votes in first election since Paris attacks

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 09:09 | Source: BBC | Click here for original article

The centre-right led by former President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to win in most regions at the expense of the governing Socialist Party. Sunday's first round will be followed by a run-off on 13 December. French regions have wide powers over local transport, education and economic development. Has France's National Front changed? The far-right's ...
HUNGARY | Jobbik support falls by third

Saturday, 5 December 2015, 09:44 | Source: Budapest Times | Click here for original article

Support for radical nationalist party Jobbik fell by one third from September to November, which reflects its failure to become a “people’s party”, a poll by Nézőpont Institute prepared for weekly Heti Válasz has shown. The poll between November 14 and 19 shows that two-thirds of Hungarians are dissatisfied with ...