Adeline Sire is a regular contributor to The World and PRI.org. She is currently based in France where she is reporting on terrorism, the migrants' crisis, French strikes and Brexit. When in the US, Adeline reports in the Boston area.
May 1 is France’s Labor Day, usually a festive day for union workers, a day of social engagement and rallies all over France. It always intensifies during election years, when the celebration sits between the two voting rounds. And this year is no exception.
Thursday's terror attack will undoubtedly have an influence on the French election, but how won't be clear until Sunday.
Conflict & Justice
Unaccompanied minors in Calais have braved deserts, oceans, smugglers and police. And their journey isn't over.
Arts, Culture & Media
As news erupted about a shooting at the Alexis de Tocqueville High School in Grasse on Thursday, there was an expectation among much of the French public that the attacker had an ideological motive.