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March 31, 2014 10:21 am

France’s Far Right Front National Party Beats Previous Records in Regional Elections

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Marine Le Pen. Photo: Front National.

Telegraph France’s anti-immigrant Front National was on track to win at least 14 towns in local elections, exit polls showed on Sunday, beating its previous record amid public dissatisfaction with President Francois Hollande’s Socialists.

But the Socialists retained control of Paris town hall in local elections on Sunday as their candidate Anne Hidalgo comfortably won the mayoralty.

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