Arabella Byrne

How Macron was outfoxed by a dead Napoleonic general

14 July 2021 9:16 pm

Skeletons don’t always lurk in cupboards, some of them hide under dance floors waiting for a particularly rousing party to…

Why a dog is a politician's best friend

7 July 2021 6:50 am

Is there a better way to boost a politician’s fortunes than a puppy? Everyone knows that dogs buy a certain degree of…

France, football and Marine Le Pen’s war on a French rapper

8 June 2021 11:20 pm

‘Dans ce rêve où ma semence de nègre fout en cloque cette chienne de Marine Le Pen.’ You don’t have…

The rapid rise of Pascal Blanchard, Macron’s favourite diversity tsar

17 May 2021 11:47 pm

In October last year Emmanuel Macron had a long list of around 300 to 500 names drawn up. These were no…