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  • Its premise: people who live in the Nord-Pas de Calais region of

  • Marine Le Pen, the leader's daughter and lieutenant, won 22 per cent of the vote in the Nord-Pas de Calais, where she is based.

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  • - In Nord-Pas de Calais, the Front National, led by Marine Le Pen, won 18 seats, the UMP 22 seats and the Socialists 73.


  • The party's strongest showing came in the Riviera region, home to leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, and the Nord-Pas de Calais region where his daughter and possible successor Marine is an increasingly prominent voice.

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  • "To prepare the cross-Channel region to 'greet the world' and welcome visitors to the Olympic and Paralympic Games and other cultural and sporting events, as well as facilitating visits between Kent and Nord-Pas de Calais," she said.

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  • The original title of the film, Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis, plays upon the regional language and behaviour on the northern coast of France, or more properly the Nord-Pas de Calais.

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  • Discussing this, spokesperson for Tourism in Nord-Pas de Calais, Katia Breton noted that these factors make the Nord-Pas de Calais region highly popular with the British.

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  • It's a "modestly budgeted culture-clash comedy about a disgraced postal supervisor (Kad Merad) who finds himself transferred from sunny Cassis to the bleak, linguistically challenged French-Belgian border region of Nord-Pas de Calais," writes Dany Boon.

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  • "For years the [French] northern region, Nord-Pas de Calais, has been stereotyped as a miserable hell of disused coal mines and rusting factories, where alcoholic, unemployed or suicidal inhabitants keep warm by beating each other up or gorging on chips with vinegar," writes

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