Vichy

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Algerians forced to the ground by the  French military in 1955 in Kabylia, Algeria: the Algerian war poisons relations between Paris and Algiers to this day.  Photograph: Michel Desjardins/Gamma-Rapho via Getty

Every war is fought twice: once for supremacy on the battlefield, then for control of its memory. The Algerian war lasted eight years, from 1954 to 19(...)

The Promo and Destock store, a French kosher grocery store in Créteil, south of Paris, after it was destroyed in an arson attack. Photograph: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images

The Front National is about to depart the French political scene. When members of the far-right party gather in Lille for their annual congress today,(...)

Nazis: Hermann Goering  with Adolf Hitler in 1937. Photograph: Ullstein Bild via Getty

A former Irish diplomat sold wine to Adolf Hitler’s deputy, Hermann Göring, and other Nazis during the second World War, a new book suggests. Count (...)

French presidential election candidate Marine Le Pen: “France has been mistreated in minds for years.” Photograph: Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/AFP/Getty Images

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Sunday that France is not responsible for the 1942 Vel’ d’Hiv round-up, in which more than 13,000 (...)