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France Wants to Involve Psychiatrists in Preventing Attacks

France Wants to Involve Psychiatrists in Preventing Attacks

Aug 24
France's interior minister says the government wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks like the one in which a mentally unstable man drove into two Marseille bus stops, killing a woman.

France: Le Pen's Embattled National Front Rethinks Itself

France: Le Pen's Embattled National Front Rethinks Itself

Jul 21
Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is holding a high-tension meeting that could lead to a name change and a rethink of the party's demand to pull France out of the euro.

Macron's Mission to Revitalize French Economy Won't Be Easy

By Pan Pylas | May 14
Emmanuel Macron's victory in Sunday's election puts him in place to pursue his economic agenda, from cutting taxes on companies and labor, to investing more in technology and promoting freer trade and integration in the European Union.

Carcassonne: France's Castle-on-a-Hill Getaway

By Alina Hartounian | May 2
Somewhere at the intersection of fantasy and history stands the medieval city of Carcassonne, a castle-on-the-hill getaway in the south of France.

Researchers: Russia-Linked Hackers Targeted Macron Campaign

By Raphael Satter | Apr 26
Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers.

France's Rejected Mainstream Unites for Macron Over Le Pen

By Sylvie Corbet and Elaine Ganley | Apr 24
France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united on Monday to call on voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron and reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism.

Making the Most of Gay Marais

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 25
Since the 1970s the Marais has been the hub of LGBT life, with loads of great gay bars, retailers, and cafes.

Rolling on the (Rhone) River

By Jill Gleeson | Sep 22
Think river cruising is less sexy than stuffy and more low energy than high fun? You just might want to reassess that verdict.

Cool Fun With Hard Poles: European Gay Ski Week

By Jill Gleeson | Dec 17
Pack your favorite snowsuit (and thong) -- European Gay Ski Week returns this March and it's going to be a showstopper.

Former French President Calls for Repeal of Marriage Equality, Adoption Laws

By EDGE | Nov 17
In an attempt to stir up his right-wing base of supporters, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has placed the repeal of gay rights legislation at the center for his bid to reclaim the presidency in 2017.

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