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Emmanuel Macron has been lucky. But also courageous. Here’s how the combination has led to a remarkable turnaround in previously gloomy nation

Edouard Louis’ work explores the rage felt among the French working class which shows no sign of dimming

Is it time for toughness to discourage further defections or for accommodation to a changing public mood across the Union?

After a damaging Brexit, would the EU have us back? We take the temperature in the continent’s capitals, to gauge how different countries might respond to a British U-turn on Brexit

Theresa May is engaged in a series of spontaneous chess battles, and with fresh rumours swirling of a snap election, the outcomes of none are certain

Perceived wisdom says that Marine Le Pen cannot win this year’s French presidential election. But such complacency is deeply troubling

Think 2016 was a big year for surprising election results? Here are 7 European elections set to tear-up the political rulebook

After Brexit and Trump’s election, the world’s eyes have turned to France: which path will it choose?

It seems an absurd issue to be dominating discussion in the lead up to an election, but debates over swimwear and the role of the state in governing what individuals may wear are a barometer of a divided France.

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