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How the contested legacy of Islamic rule in Spain is fuelling the rise of the far right in the troubled kingdom.
The late president’s popularity across French society is in marked contrast to that of Emmanuel Macron, who is deemed to be an elitist.
Michel Houellebecq’s seventh novel sold 90,000 copies within the first three days of publication on 4 January. At the same time he was awarded the Légion d’Honneur.
France remains traumatised by the war in Algeria, which lives on in the festering resentments of the banlieues and prisons. Can President Macron begin to heal the wounds?
To the outside world, Macron still appears something of a success. But in France, his approval rating has dropped to just 23 per cent.
With the far right and far left surging in the run-up to a defining presidential election, the French seem intent on blowing up the political establishment.
Andrew Hussey reports on the mood in a city struggling with complex questions about the attacks that have a specifically Parisian dimension.
In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting, we must address France's long war with its Arabs. Andrew Hussey reports from Paris.
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