Night after night, activists gather in Victory Square to demand the resignation of the government.
In an era of far-right populism, an avowed centrist could see off France's political demons.
The news that the Irish government has begun preparing for customs checks has caused alarm.
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The increasing desperation here will turn into a boon for smugglers.
David Clark explains why Romanians have taken to the street.
François Fillon's defence about his wife's fake job scandal sounds a lot like he is blaming the messenger.
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It is Emmanuel Macron who has the most to gain.
It is the country's capacity to change from within that will determine its economic prospects.
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