Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right Front National, is polling strongly in France’s presidential race. Can she emulate Donald Trump’s populist success?

François Hollande has weathered the worst storm of his presidency so far, replacing his cabinet with more loyal ministers. But no recent French president has ever been so unpopular. Can he recover?


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A series examining attitudes North and South about the future of the island

Inquests into the nightclub fire that led to the deaths of 48 people