A woman irons during a Muslim fair in Paris. Earlier this month, the head of a regional council for Marine Le Pen’s RN party called for a mother to take her headscarf off ‘in the name of the principles of the Republic’. Photograph: Yoan Valat/EPA

Tension and confusion regarding the treatment of French Muslims have increased dramatically since a deaf computer technician and Muslim convert stabbe(...)

Soldiers patrol the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Each time France is attacked by jihadists, the authorities defend themselves with the list of measures already taken: the state of emergency; increase(...)