Éric Zemmour has gone from peddling far-right rhetoric on the French version of Fox News to serious political contender.
Polls predict a landslide victory for French President Emmanuel Macron in the parliamentary elections.
The current state of high alert has been in place since 2015, after 130 were killed in Paris.
The economic liberal leads favorite Alain Juppé in the center-right primary, according to a survey.
Disarray in established French political parties could hand her victory.
Montebourg is an anti-austerity firebrand who served under Hollande but resigned in 2014.
A new poll in "Les Echos" sees the French president third in a variety of scenarios.
One in five could imagine performing torture themselves.
Bruno Le Maire would hold plebiscite by 2022.
France's right-wing parties are looking favorably towards Russia.
Valls also appeared to back the banning of Islamic headscarves in universities.
France's Women's Rights Minister has caused controversy with her views on the Islamic veil.
The report urges France to ban the funding of racist groups, including "political parties".
The ousted party founder says he could launch rival group.
The victim fended off his 15-year-old assailant using a holy book.
More than $8 million has been paid out in compensation to victims and their families.
The current fluctuations in the French regional elections signal a further rise of the right.