Alexis Brezet

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Elvis Presley of France: Johnny Hallyday in 2011. Photograph: Ed Alcock/New York Times

“All of us have something of Johnny Hallyday in us,” President Emmanuel Macron began his homage to France’s greatest rock star. His remark, early on W(...)

Although François Hollande will remain France’s head of state for another five months, his announcement that he will not seek re-election as president marks his political death. File photograph: Yoan Valat/AFP/Getty Images

As he read his speech on Thursday night, the president of France looked like a convict climbing on to the scaffold. Although François Hollande will r(...)

At least seven major media outlets in France have said they will no longer publish images of terrorist attackers.

The Bastille Day massacre of 84 people in Nice and the murder of a priest in a small town in Normandy this week have prompted a debate in French media(...)