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Macron’s France is fearful and angry

October 30, 2020 3:10 pm

The French president cannot fathom an ideology that brooks no compromise


How Macron reacts to the Nice attack will be critical

October 29, 2020 11:10 am

France is at a tipping point


Why is Macron so determined to infuriate the rest of the world?

October 27, 2020 1:58 pm

His tactless temperament has brought events to dangerous levels

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Macron’s clash with Islam and the hypocrisy of the French boycott

October 26, 2020 3:35 pm

Are his comments really worse than China’s treatment of the Uighurs?

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The empty rhetoric of ‘je suis Samuel’

October 19, 2020 9:10 am

France is in a war for its soul

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Terror in the Republic: the beheading of Samuel Paty

October 17, 2020 10:03 am

The campaign for France has already started

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Will the French forgive Macron for canceling dinner?

October 16, 2020 11:54 am

The virus is just not being taken as seriously as it was in March

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Tiphaine Auzière and the panic inside the Élysée

October 14, 2020 9:52 am

Since COVID, the cocky self-confidence of Macron’s team has been replaced with doubt


How I won €160 by mistake

October 8, 2020 4:59 pm

Thanks to our local bar, I ended the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with bulging trousers


Macron’s fight with the far left over extremism

October 7, 2020 9:53 am

The majority response to the French president’s promise to combat Islamic extremism is skepticism


My debt to Royaumont

October 6, 2020 1:14 pm

A Spanish flag flew on the palace to protect it from the occupying Germans

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French gambling is a mystery to me

October 1, 2020 9:32 am

Would someone please help me place a bet on the Arc de Triomphe?

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A lament for the foreign correspondent’s house — and his hospitality

September 27, 2020 11:42 am

He claimed to love riots, and I have no trouble believing it


Has terror returned to the streets of Paris?

September 25, 2020 10:29 am

A man attacked several people close to the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo with a meat cleaver

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How the EU is breaking its own Lisbon Treaty

September 17, 2020 9:21 am

Since March, all six sittings of the European Parliament have been transferred from Strasbourg to Brussels

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What explains France’s COVID chauvinism?

September 11, 2020 12:07 pm

The 2022 presidential election campaign that will decide Macron’s future is clearly underway

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How the Atlantic twisted the truth

September 7, 2020 5:22 pm

Jeffrey Goldberg has four anonymous sources. Trump has 11 named ones

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Our lady of hope

September 6, 2020 12:09 pm

Notre-Dame: The Soul of France by Agnès Poirier reviewed


Macron’s battle against the forces of French anarchy

September 5, 2020 11:02 am

Deep feelings of insecurity, a loss of identity and a tradition of rebellion all make for a powerful cocktail

Sources: Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg weeps in his office ‘all the time’

September 4, 2020 9:53 pm

Goldberg reported Friday that Trump derided fallen soldiers during a 2018 trip to France

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Emmanuel Macron is a Karen

September 3, 2020 12:18 pm

The French president berated a journalist who dared to try to cover his complicated maneuvers in Lebanon

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France has partly seen sense on face masks

August 28, 2020 3:42 pm

But to see someone on the streets in Paris without a mask has become increasingly rare in recent weeks


Office romance: I’m loving The Bureau

August 26, 2020 12:07 pm

When real members of the DGSE saw the first season, they gave it a standing ovation

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Joan Collins: my face mask fight with the gendarmerie

August 20, 2020 8:40 am

I’m in the same purgatory as most of my actor friends


Would this Marseille-bound flight be the death of me?

August 13, 2020 1:26 pm

As the chap I was wedged against coughed and sneezed his mask awry, I look out of the window and thought about dying