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Analysis & Opinion
Decoding the French: They are not rude, it's just a big misunderstanding
Learn the basics and you'll find the French are not as rude as the internet says they are.
The Local has 7,000 reasons to celebrate the first anniversary of Membership
OPINION: Blaming the French for Britain's Brexit mess just won't wash
OPINION: It's not sexist to say this French MP shouldn't wear revealing clothes on TV
OPINION: How life in Paris has gone downhill over the years
'The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste'
'Frondeurs' and fake news: how misinformation ruled in 17th-century France
After 100 days, have the French already fallen out of love with Macron?
Opinion: The fakers' little lies are eating our brains
OPINION: Please France, don't make the same mistake we did in the US
Why mastering English would help make the French less gloomy
OPINION: Brexit and Brits in the EU - bargaining chip or afterthought?
Likely next French president pays wife €500k: So what? This is France
OPINION: 'France is facing an emergency, the next election is decisive'
Migrant crisis won't end with Calais 'Jungle' closure
Americans abroad: get off the fence, stop Trump
History tells us the 'Great Wall of Calais' is not fit for purpose
'Muslims in France must be considered ordinary citizens'
Ten ways France must fix its 'failing' school system
Why I have fallen out of love with France
'France has problems but it's not on brink of civil war'
Brexit: Brussels should have stood up for itself more
Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?
Empty labour laws show France is impossible to reform
British expats: have your say in this historic decision
Brexit would leave expats in 'ghastly' legal limbo for years
Why gay Air France crew cannot skip flights to Iran
Brits in EU: It's your future, so act now to keep Britain in
French Brexit fans: now is a really good time to shut up
No wonder French losing faith in Hollande's war on terror
How France is giving Isis exactly what it wants
'Why we had to stand up against Marine Le Pen'
Liberté losing out in France's 'war' on terror
'France still open for business and pleasure'
'Not all of France is on the terraces of bistros'
Frenchman becomes web star in underpants
France would be 'chaos' without its trade unions
Burqa ban five years on - 'We created a monster'
Maybe France isn't quite doomed after all
'Lynching' of execs only harms image of France
Face the music - French radio quotas must stay
Eurostar nightmare: 'We can hardly complain'
It's a myth the French won't speak English
French leaders should be more like French parents
'What is this obsession with French women?'
Should two expats in France 'faire la bise'?
Are Paris café loos the worst in Europe?
'Cameron what are you afraid of? Let us vote'
Lay off the French - They are not that rude
Tyrant or visionary? The French view of Napoleon
Hollande entering 'money time' over jobless pledge
'It's time to talk up what Europe has brought UK'
'France is not the US when it comes to spying'
Is it time the French scrapped tu and vous?
Why new spying powers should worry the French
High stakes as Le Pen mulls booting father out
French air traffic controllers justify strike
Adapting to life as a foreign student in Paris
Is France's envied health care system threatened?
Anger as EU keeps mobile roaming fees
'Paris rail network is not fit for the 21st century'
Who is flying drones over Paris landmarks?
Anti-Uber protest: Just a 'taxi drivers' tantrum'?
Why company bosses in France have had enough
Why is France bottom of the class for English?
How France gave away independence to Europe
Far-right mag's racial slur on minister nets fine
'Pilots' strike shows how France cannot reform'
'Merkel now needs to meet Hollande halfway'
'Forget the strikes, I love the French rail system'
Why 'sacked' French ministers deserve no pity
French and charity - why don't they go together?
'Paris is pointless if you live in the suburbs'
'The French just can't take a gentle bashing'
'Love locks have made Paris a visual cesspool'
'First ever' bill proposes legal cannabis in France
'French women do get fat': curvy beauty queen
Should France fine those caught buying sex?
Daily Mail cartoon 'last straw' for British expats
'I would be a fraud if I pretended to be French'
'Expats who don't integrate are just lazy'
Bigotry against curvy women 'as bad as racism'
'France must sell itself to US firms or lose out'
'France is failing in its duty to Syrian refugees'
‘France is treating wine makers like drug dealers’
'This is not New York, this law is for France'
Sex workers' anger over new plan to fine clients
'We should work less, France produces enough'
'Panic over e-cigarettes can harm more than help'
'Bullfighting is a French ritual - leave us in peace'
Are the French really a 'better educated race'?
'France is having an identity crisis over Islam'
'If Brits don't like France why do they live here?'
Moving to France: 'It can take a decade to make French friends'
'People need to know the truth about France'
'France must lift ban on gay men giving blood'
'France should promote file sharing, not punish it'
'Nudists are criminalized just for getting naked'
'It was a mistake to strip Le Pen of her immunity'
Why France needs a total ban on smacking kids
Banning French far-right militants: Could it work?
Why good manners are fading from French life
Why elitism is dragging France down
'Shameful' France must pay for slavery legacy
'French workers need their public holidays'
'His voters feel let down, Hollande has failed them'
'We'll see gay marriage through to the end'
'Plan for degree courses in English is deluded'
'France needs solidarity - not Thatcherism'
'France is in need of a dose of Thatcherism'
'Cannabis clubs are the solution, not the problem'
'For 30 years the Paris region was abandoned'
Is France right to make Twitter ID racist users?
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