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Call My Agent!’s Laure Calamy: ‘I have too much energy’
The ebullient French star on her hyperactive new film, taking on more serious roles and her love of British cinema

Jonathan Romney

28, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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France struggles to stub out ‘explosion’ in contraband cigarettes
Criminal turf wars are a sign of deeper problems in country that has EU’s highest cigarette taxes

Angelique Chrisafis in Pantin

28, May, 2023 @9:22 AM

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The Guardian view on water politics in Europe: a new fault line | Editorial
Editorial: As drought becomes the norm, creative solutions must be found to deal with a new, parched reality


26, May, 2023 @5:30 PM

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‘Bolder than ever’: Cannes fuses film and glamour in unofficial fashion week
In risk-taking red carpet gowns, actors and supermodels attend parties and fashion shows hosted by likes of Versace and Naomi Campbell

Morwenna Ferrier

26, May, 2023 @3:34 PM

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Europe’s Turkish diaspora split as large numbers vote in election runoff
Support for Erdoğan in older communities among Europe’s 3.4 million Turkish voters is strong, while younger people want change in Kılıçdaroğlu

Kate Connolly in Berlin and Jon Henley in Paris

26, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Last Summer review – Catherine Breillat’s all too safe version of a dangerous romance
Breillat’s remake of Queen of Hearts rather pointlessly draws the sting from a mother’s affair with her teenage stepson

Peter Bradshaw

25, May, 2023 @7:15 PM

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Anger over plan to persuade homeless people to leave Paris before Olympics
Moving people including asylum seekers to temporary regional centres would free up accommodation

Angelique Chrisafis and Kim Willsher in Paris

24, May, 2023 @4:21 PM

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Tariq Ramadan acquitted of charges of rape and sexual coercion by Swiss court
Judges clear academic and Islam scholar of all charges in case brought by Swiss woman

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

24, May, 2023 @10:07 AM

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Full Time review – school-run thriller turns into high-stakes motherhood drama
Laure Calamy plays a woman forever racing between maternal and work duties in an acutely relatable story that grips

Cath Clarke

24, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Rod Kedward obituary
Historian who brought to light the important role of rural communities in the French resistance during the second world war

Hanna Diamond

22, May, 2023 @3:46 PM

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Blood, sweat and poo: Jude Law wore bespoke perfume to play Henry VIII
The actor, whose performance in Firebrand has drawn plaudits at Cannes, said he wore a deliberately rank smell to conjure the ailing king’s presence

Catherine Shoard

22, May, 2023 @10:55 AM

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‘If it’s not a risk… it’s nothing’: Nobel laureate Annie Ernaux on her unapologetic career
The French writer transforms her own life into uncompromising autofiction. With new translations, a film, and unwavering activism, the 82-year-old is living life to the full

Alice Blackhurst

21, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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