The Champs-Élysées was shut after a terrorist attack on April 20.
The killing of a policeman in a terror attack has heightened tensions as France chooses its next president.
La Presidénte volume 3, The Wave.
In the French graphic-novel series La Présidente, François Durpaire, Laurent Muller and Farid Boudjellal imagine what might happen if Marine Le Pen wins the presidential election.
Front National leader Marine Le Pen in the town of Raismes during the 2015 regional elections in Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie.
Older white voters have long made up the core of the FN’s support, but Marine Le Pen claims that its now the party of choice for twentysomethings. It’s a claim worth investigating.
Towards a France unbowed.
Mélenchon is making a strong bid for the Élysée Palace.
French voters go to the polls for the first round of election on April 23.
Their policies on Syria, Russia, terrorism and the European Union.
A candidate's perceived Islamophobia may influence a French Muslim's vote, but the impact of religious faith on political choice should not be overstated.
Saint-Laurent du Maroni Hospital. Some of the building’s structures go back to the time when French Guiana was mainly known for its prisons.
French Guineans are up in arms about the territory's overcrowded hospitals. Why is no one talking about how racism and xenophobia also affect access to health care?
It is still difficult to predict who will be the next French president.
Behind the judicial turmoils of some of the candidates, it is becoming increasingly clear that the French presidential campaign is about two significantly opposed visions of the future.
Frontrunner for the first round: Marine Le Pen.
France's Front National party has tried to distance itself from anti-Semitism – with limited success.
The official campaign to find the next president has begun. Are the cracks beginning to show already?
Protest against the law “El Khomri” in Paris, 2016.
Jeanne Menjoulet & Cie/Flickr
Today young people are the first victims of the increasing job insecurity in the world. Can a universal basic income, as proposed by a number of politicians, change things for the better?
Parisians gather at the Bataclan nightclub on November 13, 2016, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of terror attacks that took 130 lives across Paris.
Colleen Murrell speaks to The Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey about living in and reporting from Paris in the wake of a wave of terror attacks in the last two years.
Under threat? A tough call for PSA.
The takeover of GM's European brands has historic parallels – and implications for both Europe and the US.
He’s got the cheese selection, but no party.
EPA/Christophe Petit Tesson
In France, a president has no real power without a parliamentary majority. And Macron doesn't even have a party.
Members of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s team have accused Russia of hacking the campaign.
Russia could undermine the idea of a shared European reality and sway three elections key to the future of the bloc.
And for my next trick…
When the presidential candidate pulled out of an important photo opportunity, everyone thought he was quitting the race.
Still a bit of a mystery, but an appealing one.
He's got Le Pen rattled at an important phase in the election campaign, even without a manifesto.
Le Pen has declared herself to be anti-radical Islam, and has attacked “two totalitarianisms”, namely globalisation and Islamic fundamentalism.
In the aftermath of the election of US President Donald Trump and the UK’s Brexit referendum, many observers are keeping a watchful eye on how presidential elections play out in France in late April and…
Macron’s stumble on colonialism.
The presidential candidate stoked anger on the right by calling French colonialism a 'crime against humanity'.
Anger pits young people against police following an accusation of police brutality.
An officer is under investigation for rape, a young man is in hospital, and people want answers.