France's National Rally to lead new right-wing group at EU parliament

France's National Rally to lead new right-wing group at EU parliament

France's National Rally (RN) will lead the European Parliament's third-largest alliance, Patriots for Europe, forged by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the group announced on Monday. Marine Le Pen's far-right RN joined the alliance in the European Parliament earlier on Monday, a day after it suffered a blow to its ambitions by finishing in third place in elections to the French National Assembly. Read moreFrance’s leftist New Popular Front wins a shock victory – but now the hard part begins …