International problems and local policies are integrally interwoven, whether the nationalists in Washington like it or not.
Populist parties like France's Front National typically stress traditional family values. So is it possible for them to appeal to traditional leftist voters like single women and the queer community?
A huge number of new politicians have joined the National Assembly after the 2017 election.
Despite a low voter turnout, the new French president has a solid majority in parliament. He will need it to push his reforms at home and in Europe.
The concept of laboratory schools has raised interest in recent reports (CNIRE, François Taddei...). Will they manage to bridge the gap between teaching and research?
France's new En Marche! party is on track to win 400 legislative seats, another victory for the country's young president.
Emmanuel Macron may have won the presidential election, but his agenda could fail if his party doesn't get a majority in Parliament.
Despite being led by different presidents over the past six decades, the French government's policy on Africa has been faithful to its neo-colonial roots. Will Macron's government be any different?
The latest figures on the world wine market confirm that the industry is undergoing considerable change, with European countries finding their positions and strategies challenged by the new world..
President Macron is known for his excellent grasp of English, but his top team are also rather good at German.
Lille, Lyon, Grenoble, Paris ... In recent months, major French cities have experienced severe pollution spikes. How is this threat to health and the environment assessed?
The new French president has announced a cabinet with members from the left, right and greens.
At a festival intertwined with France's national identity, the tension of art, politics and commerce always looms.
The latest figures on the world wine market confirm that the industry is undergoing considerable change, with European countries finding their positions and strategies challenged by the US and China.
Despite being widely tipped as the next leader of the Front National, the young deputy is dropping out.
The self-confessed europhile will need to respond to concerns about the EU if he is to succeed as French president.
Reforming France's intelligence and policing practices will be a big political battle.
He is a strident europhile, but that doesn't mean France's new leader is out to punish the UK for Brexit.
Victory for Emmanuel Macron is a blow for the far right, but there are lessons to be learnt for 2022.
Macron's win showed France is internationalist, outward looking, pro-EU and free market-oriented; Le Pen's rise revealed that it's also nationalist, protectionist, anti-EU and suspicious of outsiders.