The French health care system is rated as one of the best in the world, but it’s a shield that’s under increasing stress.
France has been living under a a state of emergency for nearly two years. The president now wants to make some of its most controversial elements permanent law.
Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period as French president is over.
Amid wider reforms to labour law, proposals to reduce subsidised jobs for the unemployed raise concerns.
The craze for measurement has become a hallmark of local and national public policy. Exploring the limits of quantification allows us to understand the advantages of developing alternative indicators.
The French La Pérouse expedition left Botany Bay in 1788, and then vanished, rumoured to be wrecked in the Solomon Islands. But an Indian newspaper article might reveal the fate of its survivors.
Despite an international context in transformation, the doctorate seems to have difficulty evolving in Europe. What are experiments have been tried and what are the avenues of innovation?
Ambivalence among voters is reason to think about how democracy is working for us as a community. To keep democracy alive we need to be sceptical about the exercise of power and keep it in check.
Shifting to plug-in cars wouldn't be enough to max out global oil consumption by 2040. But it could help make that happen if cities pitch in and ride-sharing doesn't crowd out public transportation.
The new French president has been accused of racism over comments about Africa's 'civilisational' problems.
How French memories of the Dunkirk evacuation differ from those of the British.
Italy, Portugal and Spain have all gone up in flames in recent weeks, highlighting the need to rethink how Mediterranean countries protect people and save ecosystems.
Moviegoers get a hint of why Dunkirk stayed with those who lived through it, but an online archive of survivors' stories offers more depth.
France and the US have always had their differences, but they've also proved strong and steady allies.
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Macron's portrait and taste in literature are full of political symbols to be sussed.
Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
The deal will give a much-needed boost to Iran's economy and lend important support to Rouhani's government.
While people from many nations have chosen to make their home in France, the British were among the first and remain the most numerous.
Having the same number of Cabinet positions doesn't mean women have the same amount of power.