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28 08, 2023

Understanding France: Ségolène Royal – Nicolas Sarkozy + Niger has ejected French diplomats

By |2023-08-29T07:43:57+10:00Aug 28, 2023|0 Comments

Hi everyone, welcome to this new regular column: 'Understanding France' - a weekly snapshot of the big stories in France. This Week's Dispatch: Ségolène Royal - Nicolas Sarkozy + Niger ejected French diplomats

18 11, 2015

Nous sommes la France: the taboo question of French national identity

By |2015-11-25T20:59:05+11:00Nov 18, 2015|4 Comments

'Nous sommes la France' is a phrase that has been used to express French solidarity following the Charlie Hebdo attacks in early 2015. But who exactly is this 'nous' and what is 'France'? asks French journalist Natacha in her new book, 'Nous sommes la France'.

9 06, 2015

Liberté, égalité, anxiété : pourquoi les Français sont-ils pessimistes ?

By |2023-03-21T12:01:40+11:00Jun 9, 2015|2 Comments

Les Français, ces bons vivants, seraient-ils aussi d’incorrigibles grincheux ? Derrière leurs incessantes diatribes se trame un mal, dont les racines ont à voir avec l’identité et la culture du pays.

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