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French Muslims in a Time of War - The New Yorker

French Muslims in a Time of War - The New Yorker | All news from France | Scoop.it
This time around, France’s official response is likelier to be more punitive than after the Charlie Hebdo attack.
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They think, therefore they are

They think, therefore they are | All news from France | Scoop.it
How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People. By Sudhir Hazareesingh. Allen Lane; 427 pages; £20. To be published in America by Basic...
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France is better than Britain, but we're scared to admit it

France is better than Britain, but we're scared to admit it | All news from France | Scoop.it
If we could put our prejudices to one side we'd see why French society is so much better than ours, and we might even be prepared to learn a few lessons from them, says Alex Proud
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The Multi-Ethnic France That is Under Attack – By Ethan Katz - The Marginalia Review of Books

The Multi-Ethnic France That is Under Attack – By Ethan Katz - The Marginalia Review of Books | All news from France | Scoop.it
Ethan Katz on what the Paris attacks mean for France The horrific attacks of this January in Paris — first on the satirists at Charlie Hebdo and then on Jewish customers in the kosher supermarket Hypercacher two days later — have elicited a flood of narratives, analyses, and prescriptions regarding what ails France. It might seem as if […
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Le French Bashing Becomes Target as France Fights Moroseness

Le French Bashing Becomes Target as France Fights Moroseness | All news from France | Scoop.it
Since President Francois Hollande took office about 2 ½ years ago, the outside view on France has more often than not been negative.
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The channel that's spiced up French TV

The channel that's spiced up French TV | All news from France | Scoop.it

For years the French media was set in its ways but a newcomer, BFMTV, has shaken things up - so what's the secret of its success?

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French say au revoir to France: Over two million French people now live abroad, and most are crossing the channel and heading to London

French say au revoir to France: Over two million French people now live abroad, and most are crossing the channel and heading to London | All news from France | Scoop.it
The land of 400 cheeses, the birthplace of Molière and Coco Chanel, is facing an unprecedented exodus. Up to 2.5 million French people now live abroad, and more are bidding “au revoir” each year.
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The long road to 2017

The long road to 2017 | All news from France | Scoop.it
TO JUDGE by this week, the race to succeed François Hollande as president in 2017 has begun. One by one, rival politicians are carving out positions. On the left...
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6 Things The World Can Learn From France

6 Things The World Can Learn From France | All news from France | Scoop.it
French people don’t work hard enough. They’re haughty. They smell. But aside from these small flaws, the French have a few good things going for them. Here are six good ideas the rest of the world might consider stealing from “the F...

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A Tour of France: Examining the New Sick Man of Europe - SPIEGEL ONLINE

A Tour of France: Examining the New Sick Man of Europe - SPIEGEL ONLINE | All news from France | Scoop.it
The TV images of the Tour de France show an idyllic country, but behind the gloss is a nation where fears of decline are prompting people to vote for the far right. A trip along the route of the world's most famous cycling race reveals the deep uncertainty ailing the French.
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French Proposal to Strip Citizenship Over Terrorism Sets Off Alarms

French Proposal to Strip Citizenship Over Terrorism Sets Off Alarms | All news from France | Scoop.it
Critics say that the change, which would apply to dual citizens and is backed by a Socialist government tiptoeing to the right, would be un-French.
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A Dark Vision From French Intellectuals - The New York Times

A Dark Vision From French Intellectuals - The New York Times | All news from France | Scoop.it
A few philosopher-pundits have taken center stage in France’s political debate, arguing that the country is in danger of losing its soul.
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Französische Kindermode: Matschhose? C’est quoi?

Französische Kindermode: Matschhose? C’est quoi? | All news from France | Scoop.it
Französische Kinder sind nicht unbedingt weniger nervig, aber durchaus besser angezogen als deutsche. Warum ist das so?
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Why French Winemakers Are Seeing The World Through Rosé-Colored Glasses

Why French Winemakers Are Seeing The World Through Rosé-Colored Glasses | All news from France | Scoop.it
Many vintners in southern France used to make a few bottles of rosé only for themselves. Now demand for the pale, dry wine has skyrocketed, transforming the lives of the region's winemakers.
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Euro coin row: France wins the battle, Belgium wins the war

Euro coin row: France wins the battle, Belgium wins the war | All news from France | Scoop.it
When the French vetoed plans for a €2 coin commemorating Waterloo, the Belgians found a eurozone loophole and minted a €2.50 one instead
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Christmas in France: nine things that might surprise you - Telegraph

Christmas in France: nine things that might surprise you - Telegraph | All news from France | Scoop.it
Le Rosbif Writes: Grovelling postmen, no sign of crackers and a disturbing lack of nog - Anthony Peregrine explains how the French celebrate Christmas
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Brushing Off a French Stigma That Doggie Bags Are for Beggars

Brushing Off a French Stigma That Doggie Bags Are for Beggars | All news from France | Scoop.it
Authorities in Lyon, France, are promoting doggie bags in local restaurants to curb food waste, but some say it is a sign of poverty.
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Pourquoi les Français n'aiment pas la mondialisation

Pourquoi les Français n'aiment pas la mondialisation | All news from France | Scoop.it
La défiance des Français à l'égard de la mondialisation peut s'expliquer. Elle tient notamment au manque d'adaptation de notre économie à l'évolution des marchés. Par Sylvain Fontan, économiste
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France's problem is its politicians, not its people - Telegraph

France's problem is its politicians, not its people - Telegraph | All news from France | Scoop.it
Decades of cowardice and populism across the political spectrum have led to the country's malaise
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No laughs in Sarkozy’s Groundhog Day return - FT.com

No laughs in Sarkozy’s Groundhog Day return - FT.com | All news from France | Scoop.it
Nicolas Sarkozy has recently shown a fresh interest in literature and cinema. Maybe he has watched the 1993 US comedy Groundhog Day, in which the hero, a smug and rather obnoxious television presenter called Phil Connors, finds himself trapped in an
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Die verlorene Jugend

Die verlorene Jugend | All news from France | Scoop.it
„Desillusioniert“, „geopfert“ – mit diesen Wörtern beschreiben junge Franzosen ihr Lebensgefühl. Ein Viertel von ihnen ist arbeitslos, das Land biete ihnen keine Perspektiven, sagen viele. Deshalb wächst die Zahl derer, die im Ausland ihr Glück suchen. Etwa in Deutschland.
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