A BuzzFeed News investigation found that nearly 100 National Front candidates running in France's legislative elections on Sunday have posted, liked or shared anti-LGBT, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim, or racist content on social media platforms.
France’s National Front suspended Catherine Blein, a candidate in the regional elections in Brittany, after BuzzFeed News reported on her hateful posts and racist statements online.
Jean-François Jalkh, Marine Le Pen's second-in-command, had questioned the existence of Nazi gas chambers in an interview for a researcher's dissertation.
Rama Yade talks politics as the French election heats up: "There is a will to start it all over, to demolish everything, to tip everything over."
Fillon is already under investigation for payments made to his wife. Now BuzzFeed News reveals that one of his most recent listed parliamentary assistants may have been paid for doing nothing.
BuzzFeed News spent "Patriots Night" at a nationalist bar in Lyon, held alongside the far-right National Front party's convention, where a few party luminaries made an appearance.
Trump fan Marine Le Pen's rally featured anti-immigrant chants, campaign merchandise made in China, and a bunch of photos of Le Pen with horses.
BuzzFeed France reveals that one of Fillon's staffers in parliament has been working for his campaign, which violates French election rules.
"It is the direction that the Center for International Research has been taking lately," an employee at the Paris School of International Affairs told BuzzFeed France.
Rida E. was put under investigation for suspected ties to terrorist groups in Syria, but that didn't prevent him from working for several months at a nuclear power plant.
"To celebrate life."
As France gears up for its own presidential race in 2017, everyone is holding Trump's win up as a rallying cry.