Jean-Marie Le Pen will not run for the French regional elections

The founder of the French National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, has said he is pulling out of regional elections in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur amid a row with his daughter. (Le Monde)

He stated he will support the candidature for the presidency of the region of his young granddaughter Marion Maréchal-Le Pen (25 years old). (Liberation)

A poll this month by Odoxa found that almost 90% of Front National supporters believe it is time for Jean-Marie to withdraw from political life. (BBC)