The 'two towers' of French politics crumble - which parties will pick up the pieces?
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With the resignation of Les Républicains (LR) leader Laurent Wauquiez in the aftermath of a disastrous performance for his party in the European elections (8.4%), Macron's LREM and the RN led by Marine Le Pen are both courting members of LR, hoping they'll jump ship. Also, Paris is turning into a city of rich and poor ghettos. Finally, will the night train make a comeback? The romantic form of rail transport has been decimated by cheap flights but is now back in fashion, being more eco-friendly.