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Macron’s Start-up Nation: The cloud hanging over France

With Britain tormented by its decision to leave the European Union, France waits, anticipating Brexit's fall-out whilst also fantasising over a society full of...

Racism, Revolution and Resistance: France’s current political turmoil

The cleansing wave of 'Pasokification' (the process whereby traditional European social democratic and conservative/Christian democratic parties lose their support base) crashed in France in...

What Links The Three Colours?

I arrived at the Three Colours Trilogy late. For years it had adorned my watchlist and been the gaping hole in my small smug cabinet...

Emmanuel Macron: A Centrist Myth?

Last April, France elected their youngest leader since Napoleon, Emmanuel Macron. A year on, the President of the Republic’s popularity is waning as his...

Christmas – The Parisian Way

There’s no doubt about it, Paris is certainly one of the places to be around Christmastime. Though Christmas lights are turned on slightly later...

We’re in for a treat after the Autumn Series

The 2017 set of Autumn internationals stand amongst some of the best in recent memory for the home nations, and alongside the 1-1...

The biggest referring blunders on the international stage

L ast week Northern Irish World Cup dreams were shattered at the hands of Switzerland, ultimately by one incredibly controversial refereeing decision....

France’s state of emergency- the new normal?

Earlier this year, French president Emmanuel Macron announced that the state of emergency would be extended to the 1st November 2017, and as the...

What is happening in France?

After the French army liberated Mali in 2013, the Malian people offered President Hollande a camel in thanks. Attempting to avoid an awkward photo-op...

Living Abroad in France: A Student’s Perspective

Living abroad in Strasbourg, France, this past year has really challenged everything I thought I knew about myself. I have seen myself become the...