Charles de Gaulle

Could the legacy of French Gaullism breathe life into a listless British conservatism?

France’s cycle of social unrest and politically polarised elections has its roots in the Algerian conflict and the ensuing unresolved struggle for the soul of the nation

Macron aims to rewrite history, with Britain not far behind

Britain sustained de Gaulle. The general’s views on Britain should resonate now.

Attlee’s reasons for opposing Britain joining the European Community resonate today