Laetitia Strauch-Bonart

Laetitia Strauch-Bonart

The case of François and Penelope Fillon showcases a surprising number of French political vices

It is doubtful whether the rising star of French politics will live up to the hope and hype

Is language just a tool, or can it be an end as well as a means?

The Brexiteers are much misunderstood by my compatriots across the Channel. A Europe of nations is what the continent needs

My country has been let down by its leaders. The French problem is intractable, but the fightback must begin with enforcing the rule of law  

An update of Roger Scruton’s takedown of Leftist intellectuals is even sharper than its predecessor

It’s the political label that dares not speak its name in France. And Nicolas Sarkozy’s latest rebranding exercise will change nothing

A plethora of new Left-leaning French magazines show that in France the intellectuals remain socialist

Intellelectualism is something France is famous for — but in today’s globalised world the French have come to doubt themselve