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 back home, Hollande donated the animal to a Malian family. The family promptly turned it into camel soup. The story epitomises the outgoing President’s woes. Five years ago he was “Mr […]
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What’s happening with the French election?
With less than two months left before the First Round of the French Presidential Election, the race is looking harder and harder to predict. In a country which has been plagued by dissatisfaction during the term of François Hollande, it would appear that the people are turning to extreme options. The Republicans and Socialists have […]
All hail 2017?
The end of 2016 was welcomed with open arms across the globe. Deﬁned by the unexpected victories of Donald Trump and Brexit, the world witnessed an unprecedented growth of populism. 2017 holds its own set of unknown possibilities. Elections across some of the most inﬂuential European countries all have the potential to continue and expand […]