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General de Gaulle believed in France’s destiny, so he made it happen.
The soundtrack was jazz and the clothes were black. When Paris spoke, the world listened.
Louis-Ferdinand Céline was one of France’s greatest novelists – but plans to republish his anti-Semitic writing has dramatically divided Paris.
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.