In 2016, 1,363 British nationals applied for French citizenship, compared to 385 in 2015, according to figures obtained by Le Monde.
During Wednesday’s TV debate, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen went back to her usual theme of sovereignism. Emmanuel Macron, her opponent, said that in the fight against terrorism, he wants to continue working “within the alliances”.
Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen’s advance to the second round of the French presidential elections, and the stinging defeats of both the centre-right Les Républicains party and the centre-left Socialists, pose a new threat to France.
Facing a slight slump in opinion polls just one week before the first-round of France’s presidential election, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has returned to her party’s core issues: immigration and security.