France's far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen addresses her supporters at a May Day event in Paris. A portrait of Joan of Arc, the party’s patron saint, is seen in the backdrop. Everywhere in Europe, parties of the far right, some eerily reminiscent of fascist organisations of the distantly remembered past, are on the rise. Photo: AP

As Europe discovers, there’s no ignoring the clash of values that comes with a refugee influx

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France's far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen addresses her supporters at a May Day event in Paris. A portrait of Joan of Arc, the party’s patron saint, is seen in the backdrop. Everywhere in Europe, parties of the far right, some eerily reminiscent of fascist organisations of the distantly remembered past, are on the rise. Photo: AP
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