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The far-right and radical Islamists are finding common ground in homophobia, anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories

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The radical right and radical Islamists are seen as mortal enemies. But in Europe they are increasingly finding common ground.

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France: President Hollande caves in to right-wing hysteria on family law

France’s Socialist government has dropped plans to update family law after protests by conservative groups.

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So how does it work, the Quenelle?

The Quenelle openly refers to Nazism, but its link to Nazism and antisemitism is also vigorously denied.

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Telegraph readers would rather live in socialist France than in the UK

Where would Telegraph readers rather live – socialist France or coalition Britain?

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France’s Front National brand detox is going nowhere

The party remains thoroughly toxic, right to the top.

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Opinion: It’s time the EU faced its inner demons

The Eurozone has returned to growth, but it is still suffering from serious internal problems and needs significant reforms.

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Let’s hope Clément Méric’s tragic death will ward off this wave of extremism plaguing France

Last Thursday in France, fascism claimed a life. Clément Méric, a young trade unionist and far-left activist, died under the blows of a group of skinheads in Paris.

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French opponents of same-sex marriage have taken homophobic discourse mainstream

Same-sex marriage should become law in France today, as the bill goes through its second and final reading in Parliament – but the predicted victory will taste bittersweet.

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Lessons for Labour from France: manage expectations

Francois Hollande’s popularity recently hit a record low for a French head of state, with a whopping 67 per cent of the French population disapproving of the President. The lesson from France should perhaps be that the most sensible thing to do in the current climate is to keep expectations low, or at any rate ensure they never approach anything like that generated in the run up to the election of Francois Hollande.

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Attack on Tottenham fans coincides with report showing ‘unprecedented rise’ in anti-Semitism in France

An apparent anti-Semitic attack on Tottenham fans in France coincides with a report showing a 58 per cent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the country in 2012.

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