The French Senate: bastion of power for country bumpkins?
A new look for French stamps and she’s still as young as ever. Marianne and the eternal youth of the French Republic.
New laws to protect homosexuals from agression – but the French government baulks at allowing gay marriage.
French farmers’ leader Gérard Boinon on why Genetically Modified crops are the final straw.
Why France is right to ban Islamic headscarves from school. French feminists stick up for a controversial law.
They’ve lain undiscovered for almost two millennia. Archeologists have unearthed some of the largest Roman transport ships ever to have been recovered.
A shortage of insects is proving tough on the bird population.
Insecurity is a big theme in French politics – but is it real or imagined?
The advent of giveaway newspapers upsets the traditional press.