‘Everything has stopped because of Covid’ – the social tsunami hitting Paris’ suburbs

‘Everything has stopped because of Covid’ – the social tsunami hitting Paris’ suburbs

In a gritty Paris suburb, Zineb, Danielle and even Benjamina, who is in his late 70s, say they only want one thing: to desperately get back to work.

IN NUMBERS: The ‘worrying’ scale of poverty in France in 2020

IN NUMBERS: The ‘worrying’ scale of poverty in France in 2020

Revealed: The shocking scale of poverty in France in 2018

Revealed: The shocking scale of poverty in France in 2018

More creches and €1 school lunches: Here’s Macron’s plan to fight poverty in France

More creches and €1 school lunches: Here’s Macron’s plan to fight poverty in France

Will the ‘president of the rich’ tackle France’s poverty problem?

Will the ‘president of the rich’ tackle France’s poverty problem?

‘One in five French people can’t afford three meals a day’

‘One in five French people can’t afford three meals a day’

Revealed: The worrying truth about poverty in France in 2017

Revealed: The worrying truth about poverty in France in 2017

Solidarity: France hands €500 million of Christmas bonuses to country’s poorest

Solidarity: France hands €500 million of Christmas bonuses to country’s poorest

Revealed: The truth about rising poverty in France

Revealed: The truth about rising poverty in France

Over 14 percent of the French live below poverty line

Over 14 percent of the French live below poverty line

Alarm over steep rise in poverty in Paris region

Alarm over steep rise in poverty in Paris region

Standard of living in France: where do you fit?

Standard of living in France: where do you fit?

Three million French children living in poverty

Three million French children living in poverty

How France could fight ‘social apartheid’ in 2015

How France could fight ‘social apartheid’ in 2015

France to hand poor families Christmas bonus

France to hand poor families Christmas bonus

‘Unlike the US the French don’t blame the poor’

‘Unlike the US the French don’t blame the poor’

France’s growing poor: Where do they live?

France’s growing poor: Where do they live?

France sees sharp rise in homelessness: study

France sees sharp rise in homelessness: study

Fired for refusing to cut off poor families’ water

Fired for refusing to cut off poor families’ water

Premium cinema seats spark row over Égalité

Premium cinema seats spark row over Égalité

Musée d’Orsay kicks out family for ‘smelling bad’

Musée d’Orsay kicks out family for ‘smelling bad’

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Almost half French feel poverty pinch: survey

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Eight million French living below poverty line

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Electrician faces sack for not cutting off the poor

French reveal loathing for ‘violent’ suburban youth

French reveal loathing for ‘violent’ suburban youth

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One in six French people lives in poverty

France to ease ‘best-by’ rules to cut food waste

France to ease ‘best-by’ rules to cut food waste

French charities ready to hand out horsemeat

French charities ready to hand out horsemeat