What everyone calls the Marché d’Aligre is actually a combination of three very different markets.

Paris has not had a single central food market since Les Halles was demolished in the 1970s. But there are still flourishing historic covered markets (...)

Former prime minister of France Manuel Valls unveils his election platform to the media in Paris on Tuesday ahead of the Socialist Parties presidential primaries later this month. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Manuel Valls has launched his campaign to represent France’s Socialist Party in the coming presidential election with a shift to the left, as the form(...)