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With Russia using energy as leverage, the quest in many parts of Europe is to shrink demand.

In eastern France, a dozen villages have been shutting off their streetlights at midnight. Barcelona is offering home efficiency assessments…

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France’s Far-Right Surges Into Parliament, and Further Into the Mainstream

PARIS — In 2017, after the far-right leader Marine Le Pen and her allies won only a handful of seats…

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Opposition Surge Weakens Macron’s Majority, a Blow for his New Term

PARIS — Voters in France’s legislative elections dealt President Emmanuel Macron a serious blow on Sunday as his centrist coalition…

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It’s Macron vs. the Left in a Fierce Battle for France’s Parliament

PALAISEAU, France — Five years ago, Amélie de Montchalin, a politician known more for her quiet technocratic skills than her…

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French Nuclear Power Crisis Frustrates Europe’s Push to Quit Russian Energy

PARIS — Plumes of steam towered above two reactors recently at the Chinon nuclear power plant in the heart of…

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Pro-Macron Forces Expected to Prevail but Face Left-Wing Challenge

PARIS — After a first round of voting in French parliamentary elections marked by the lowest turnout on record, President…

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What to Know About France’s Parliamentary Elections

PARIS — Weeks after re-electing President Emmanuel Macron, voters in France return to the polls on Sunday to choose their…

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Your Monday Briefing: Australia’s New Leader

Good morning. We’re covering a change of power in Australia, President Biden’s trip to Asia and catastrophic floods in India…

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France’s New Cabinet Mixes Fresh and Familiar, Hinting at Macron’s Priorities

PARIS — France announced a new government on Friday that mixed veteran politicians from President Emmanuel Macron’s prior administration with…

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French Lessons for the Biden Administration

You probably breathed a deep sigh of relief when you heard that Emmanuel Macron trounced Marine Le Pen by a…

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