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.
A new French documentary looks back at the 20 years since a victory that made all of France proud. In it, defender Lilian Thuram wonders: ”The French team was composed of players of different colors and different religions; can we also accept this in our society, outside of sports?”
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The rapper's novel, not quite a memoir, was a bestseller in France. Now he's bringing the story to English-speaking audiences.
In France, a restaurant meal is considered something to be experienced under the watchful eye of the chef. So there's no tradition of taking home leftovers. But the French government would like to change that to reduce food waste.
Many are sleeping rough in the streets while they await asylum decisions.
When teenage migrants reach France and apply for asylum as unaccompanied minors, they often find that proving they're under 18 is yet another challenge on their journey. Some end up living on the streets while trying to confirm their age.