Islamic State’s strategy is manifest – to create the conditions for a racial, or religious, civil war
Restaurant and rock-concert-goers were cold-bloodedly slaughtered in Paris– not because they were cartoonists; or Jews; or policemen; or soldiers but because they were French
The attackers have been described by eye-witnesses as 'very young'
'It is a horror'
When answering questions on her planned reforms of the middle-school curriculum in the French parliament last week, Ms Vallaud-Belkacem wore an elegant, black dress with a low neck-line. A tiny section of the lace of her brassière was visible
Ambitious internal renovation project has startling effect, but for some architecture lovers it is a disgrace
You often used to know what to expect from French-made programmes in the country’s television schedules: dreary detective series, formulaic comedies and sentimental drama.
Mr Germain, 67, shot himself with a hunting rifle on the day that he was due to stand trial for alleged corruption earlier this year
Ground staff will strike for two hours on Monday in protest but their anger is directed as much at pilots as at management
The former president has been persuaded to disown and punish his one time ally following her remarks
Another leading Charlie Hebdo dissident, Zineb El Rhazoui, spoke of a “deep malaise” at the magazine
Welcome to the bear-pit of the French university system. There is almost no selection; fees are minimal; classes are gigantic; and the first year failure rate is five times higher than in Britain
Claire Chazal had served her country's most-watched TV channel for 24 years. Now she’s been forced to step down
The tide of refugees is not about to turn; but political attitudes to them should
Tented encampment for 1,500 people will replace 'jungle' of makeshift shelters
The Economy Minister’s attack on the shibboleth of the 35-hour week has divided the ruling Parti Socialiste, with traditionalists booing what they see as an anti-democratic, pro-market elite