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Front de Gauche candidate for the 2012 French presidential election Jean-Luc Melenchon (R), flanked by French leader of the French communist party  Pierre Laurent (C), reads ‘L’Humanité’. Photograph:  AFP Photo/Pierre Verdy/Getty Images

The French Communist newspaper L’Humanité is unable to pay its bills and has been placed under judiciary supervision. A commercial court will decid(...)

Emmanuel Macron’s plummeting popularity results largely from his determination to comply with the EU’s 3% cap on deficit spending. Photograph: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer

As Emmanuel Macron approaches his 100th day in office, hope that he would reconcile the French with both each other and free market economics is fadin(...)

The site in southwest England where the Hinkley Point nuclear power station is due to be built. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Executives from French electricity company EDF have cancelled their trip to southwest England to sign contracts for the Hinkley Point nuclear plant a(...)

A woman reacts as she holds roses in front of French gendarmes and police during a demonstration against plans to reform French labour laws near the Place de la Bastille square in Paris. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

It took a record number of policemen on the shortest ever protest route to ensure that the tenth “day of action” against the new French labour law occ(...)

Workers on strike block the access to the harbour of Saint-Nazaire, western france. Photograph: Getty Images

Football fans have until now focused on the risk of jihadist attacks during the Euro 2016 championship, to be held in 10 French cities from June 10th (...)

An activist shouts slogans in front of French gendarmes during a demonstration in Paris yesterday against the labour law proposal. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

The French National Assembly yesterday began a marathon debate on the El Khomri law, intended to reform France’s 3,589-page labour code. The law, nam(...)