Bastille Day

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French president Emmanuel Macron and  German chancellor Angela Merkel take time out from  meetings in  Paris, France, earlier this month. File photograph: Matthieu Alexandre/AFP/Getty Images

When Angela Merkel came to Paris last week with her senior ministers for a joint cabinet meeting with Emmanuel Macron, ahead of the great Trump visita(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with US president Donald Trump, next to Melania Trump, during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

The Promenade des Anglais fell silent at 10.34 last night, the exact moment when a Tunisian lorry driver started his rampage down the seafront in Nice(...)

People stand in front of  a makeshift memorial in Nice four days after the attack on July 14th by Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel that left 84 people dead. Photograph: Valery Hache//AFP/Getty Images

His own parents were so frightened by his violence that they kicked him out when he was 16. Desperate, by the time he was 19, they dragged him to a ps(...)

People pay tribute to the victims of the July 14th terrorist attack in Nice at a memorial place in front of the French embassy in Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Sergei Chirikov/EPA

Yet again, the jihadists who have for 18 months harassed, mutilated and murdered in France managed to do the unexpected. French authorities and the p(...)