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Why are rural communities turning to France’s far-right? | BBC Newsnight

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Riding on a surge of growing support over the past decade is France’s far-right political party, National Rally.

Formerly known as the National Front, they’ve got their eyes set on seats in the European Parliament elections this June.

Montbéliard, a rural town near the Swiss border, was the location of choice for the National Rally’s second stop on the campaign trail to the European elections, trying to garner more support.

Newsnight’s Mark Urban has been to the industrial town to speak to people there about why far right speaks to people's politics.

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