Le Figaro is a French daily founded in 1826 and published in Paris. The oldest national daily in France, Le Figaro is the second-largest national newspaper in the country after Le Parisien and before Le Monde, with an average circulation of about 331,000 copies Its editorial line is considered center-right. The newspaper is now owned by Dassault Media.


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The summer season in Greenland is fleeting. As the snow melts into the tundra, modern day Eskimo ...


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The Russian president was a KGB agent in the city in the former East Germany when the Iron Curtai...

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As head of the northernmost parish in the world, Leif Helgesen has a clear (and often chilly) vie...


A Far-Right Vigilante Militia Is Taking Ukraine By Storm

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Channeling Jules Verne, A Measure Of Elon Musk's Ambitions

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Real-Life Ratatouille: Is Paris' Rat Problem Getting Worse?

PARIS — It all started with a video shot late last year on the banks of the Seine, between the Musée d'Orsay and Pont Royal bridge in the French capital. The video, which has gone viral around the ...