Despite being widely tipped as the next leader of the Front National, the young deputy is dropping out.
While minor right-wing parties are advancing specific policy agendas, Australia's major right-of-centre force appears to be grappling with internal divisions about its policy direction.
When Jean-Marie Le Pen made it to the second round in 2002, France was in a very different mood.
Can the world's progressives build their own international movement?
Fed up with corruption, violence and stagnant public services, more Brazilians are turning to hardline conservatism.
In the past, demolishing the dictator's residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathizers.
Radical right populists are on the brink of power in Austria and making gains across the region. And the European leaders who once were willing to publicly condemn them are silent now.
This year's presidential campaign was dominated by panic over a far-right surge – but its real meaning is somewhat different.
The notorious Freedom Party is on the march again, and the country's moderates are crumbling in its path.
The far-right Front National leads after the first round of voting, leaving Hollande and Sarkozy with some thinking to do.
When they vote October 25 in parliamentary elections, Poles will be taking a dangerous step into the unknown, and the rest of Europe may not be far behind.