There's a large field of hopefuls for the first round, but they all need to be able to take on Marine Le Pen.
The most unpopular president of the fifth republic won't be seeking a second mandate.
He's only Mr Nobody to people who haven't being paying attention.
Construction slumps to its lowest level since 2010, and the US Fed remains divided on its next interest rate hike.
The former president has lost out to his own prime minister in the first round of the Republican primary.
The Front National leader is feeling confident after Brexit and Trump.
French law prohibits the collection of any data based on race, ethnicity or religion. But this leaves minorities vulnerable.
Boots on the ground, schools on high alert and more hostility toward Muslims and migrants – this is daily life for Parisians.
Scholars from the U.S., Ireland, Australia and France provide perspective on President-elect Donald Trump.
The US and France have bolstered military strength across vast areas of Africa in response to Islamist threat. But the interest is also driven by Western strategic calculations
The French and British governments have prioritised security over humanity for refugees in the Calais Jungle.
As the camp for migrants and refugees outside Calais is dismantled, two academics from either side of the Channel look at what will happen next.
In the story of Manhattan's Le Pavillon and its irascible manager, a food historian sees the rise and fall of French cuisine in America.
As life gets faster and working hours get longer, it's tempting to think the Sandman is paying us ever shorter visits.
Scientists from the developing world perceive current visa rules as a major impediment to professional travel. They miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
Natural hair has become a political rallying point for women across the African diaspora. For these women, wearing natural hair is way to resist Eurocentric norms and "post-racial" political thought.
Ali Bongo seems to have won Gabon's elections. Yet his contested "victory" has radically changed the political field in this soft democracy, one of Africa's richest and most stable.
The beach lies at the edges of the country, and can feel like another place entirely. French hand-wringing over Muslim dress for paddling should make us look again at our own attitudes.
In part two of our podcast on rebooting, we explore what would happen if humanity was wiped out, take a look at a political comeback in France, and get a taste of a revamped US institution.
Celtic and St Etienne are both in the dock with UEFA over fans waving Palestinian flags at Israeli teams.