By targeting the French magazine, the attackers were able to deepen already profound rifts in French society and establish an atmosphere ripe for the recruitment of alienated youths.
In Refusing the Veil, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has written a socially conservative book that is dressed up as a liberal feminist manifesto. Rather than challenging the prejudice Muslim women face, Alibhai-Brown provides the ultimate insider’s reassurance that such emotions are warranted and legitimate.
Look beyond the smokescreen of Islamic "essence" when analysing the motives of Islamic State.
The recent dissolution of the government reflects the increasing pressure on Hollande to turn around a dire economic outlook.
Whatever the outcome of the ongoing corruption investigations, the damage done to trust in public officials will be long-lasting.
The World Cup is just the latest political football to be kicked by the Front National’s Marine Le Pen, who suggested that “You are either French or Algerian”.
The problem in these schools is not an issue of radicalisation.
The party’s success in the European elections marks the end of its time as a marginal voice in French politics.
Like millions of others, I love Channel 4’s maternity documentary. But it is feeding us an overly rosy view of an NHS suffering from staff shortages and cutbacks.
Hollande's silence on the alleged discrimination against black and Arab employees is indicative of the president's recent decision to chase popularity by playing to the centre-right.