French president Emmanuel Macron greets Claude Érignac’s widow, Dominique, and  children Charles-Antoine and Marie-Christophine in Ajaccio, Corsica. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/Reuters

French president Emmanuel Macron adopted a hard line against Corsican nationalists in his tribute to Claude Érignac, the French prefect who was assass(...)

Gilles Simeoni,  candidate for the Pé a Corsica nationalist party, celebrates after December 3rd’s  first-round election results.  Photograph: Pascal  Pochard-Casabianca/AFP/Getty

Corsican nationalists appear certain to win an absolute majority on Sunday in elections to a new assembly that will merge three former administrative (...)