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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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Je suis Charlie and the legacy of jihadism

September 14, 2020 9:11 am

How a New Mexico-born preacher created a jihadist subculture that now exists across many western societies

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Our lady of hope

September 6, 2020 12:09 pm

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

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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

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The snitches of Europe

April 17, 2020 11:52 am

Should we be surprised that the British have been as zealous as the French in denouncing each other?

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The haunting beauty of empty cities

April 6, 2020 6:24 pm

Deserted modern cities are usually the realm of post-apocalyptic sci-fi movies. Now, many of us live in them

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Fear, guilt and the virus

March 25, 2020 3:01 pm

At last we are living the danger that our grandparents lived and are not their inferiors

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Epicenes and epicures

March 21, 2020 2:05 pm

While his fellow Germans were rounding up résistants, Jünger was visiting Braque and Picasso

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Macron’s ‘war’ on coronavirus is bringing out the best and worst in Parisians

March 17, 2020 4:49 pm

I had intended to return to Britain at the end of last week but I've decided to stick it out

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Paris is increasingly lawless — but the middle-classes don’t seem to care

March 3, 2020 12:23 pm

Paris is not yet burning, but it will need a tough, honest and determined mayor to make the people feel more secure

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Leonardo da Virtual

November 27, 2019 6:21 pm

Mass tourism has overwhelmed our major museums. Could virtual reality be the solution?

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The carnage inside Charlie Hebdo: an eyewitness’s account of the attack

November 21, 2019 1:26 pm

Disturbance: Surviving Charlie Hebdo by Philippe Lançon reviewed

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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

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Emmanuel Macron has united France against him

December 3, 2018 7:08 am

The French leader is politically tone-deaf

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