One year ago, on 18 April 2018, Nicaraguans took to the streets to protest against proposed changes to the country’s social security system.
50 years on from May 1968: the police’s perspective
In May 1968 student demonstrations spread across France and when workers joined the protests the whole country was brought to a standstill. Jean-Claude Pruvost was a young policeman…
France’s 1948 Miners’ Strike
How coal miners in post-war France went from being seen as heroes to being seen as pariahs.
France’s Lascaux Caves
On September 12th 1940 a group of French schoolboys discovered the Lascaux caves with their palaeolithic cave paintings in the Vézère Valley in south-western France. It was one of the biggest archaeological discoveries…