Gilets jaunes

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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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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

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The woke war on religion

July 27, 2020 8:30 am

A disturbing trend of attacking religious sites reveals a new intolerance

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France’s citizens’ climate convention has come back to bite Macron

April 18, 2020 11:26 am

Mr Macron now has to find a way to evade the consequences of his idiot exercise

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Macron has lost the coronavirus war

April 14, 2020 9:36 am

If he lifts the confinement, he risks a second, lethal wave of infection. If he doesn’t, the economy will collapse entirely

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Is France being pushed to breaking point?

March 30, 2020 11:58 am

The school term officially ends this Friday and psychologically this will test the resolve of the country

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Macron lacks Boris’s Napoleonic flair

March 3, 2020 11:27 am

For all his success in battle, a question mark hangs over Macron’s ability to win the all-important war of 2022

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Expect fireworks at this week’s Nato summit

December 2, 2019 9:39 am

Johnson has a golden opportunity to emblazon his tarnished international image

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France’s far-left are looking to Marine Le Pen as their savior

May 17, 2019 11:51 am

For the resurgent National Rally leader, revenge is on the menu

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Notre-Dame is a sign of the times

April 16, 2019 12:56 pm

When it reopens, Notre Dame will be even more a museum, even less a shrine

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Emmanuel Macron has saved himself from political crisis – for now

March 17, 2019 11:37 am

The gilets jaunes have lost much of their momentum

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The yellow vests are at the vanguard of a politically incorrect uprising

January 14, 2019 10:38 am

For many in France the media and political class are indistinguishable

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I strongly object to being called a fascist by white supremacist Nazis

January 12, 2019 10:36 am

Godfrey clashes with the Brexit protesters

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Emmanuel Macron has succeeded only in uniting his country against him

December 8, 2018 3:35 pm

The gilets jaunes have become his Waterloo

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My Saturday in Paris with the gilets jaunes

December 8, 2018 12:38 pm

The gilets jaunes were diverse in age, sex, class and color. We could have been off to a music festival

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The gilets jaunes have become a symbol of resistance worn with pride by the downtrodden

December 6, 2018 2:00 pm

A progressive President has pushed his people too far