Support for Marine Le Pen hits record high in new poll

Far-Right candidate Marine Le Pen has hit a record high in a new poll as France’s former leaders have admitted she could become the country’s president.

The Kantar poll currently has the National Front party leader at 45 percent in a second round contest against conservative candidate Francois Fillon.

Her popularity drops to 42 percent against centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, who is currently favourite to win.