Jean-Luc Mélenchon

Does Macron grasp what Corbyn would mean for France?

9 September 2019 12:31

I had supper on Saturday with an old friend. She’s a committed French socialist, a schoolteacher in the Parisian suburb…

François Hollande has handed his acolyte Emmanuel Macron a poisoned chalice

10 May 2017 16:49

Every politician in France is on manoeuvres. Vast chasms have opened up in the anti-Le Pen coalition and the country…

Could the French far left propel Marine Le Pen to victory?

3 May 2017 17:22

The French philosopher Jean-Pierre Faye’s career has encompassed everything from fiction to prose poetry, but he will best be remembered…

Jean-Luc Mélenchon is the dark horse in the French election

22 April 2017 8:30

The lovely Dordogne village of St Pompon that is my holiday hide-away has only 350 voters, but is a perfect…