A guy from the country that voted for Trump and a guy from the country that Brexited decided to get to the bottom of France’s election.
We can explain everything, we promise. Mostly.
In French politics, no-one can hear you scream.
He races cars, has a Welsh wife, and has been dubbed “France’s Thatcher”. Oh, and he faces Marine Le Pen in next year’s presidential election.
Vive La France. Vive le quiz.
The former French president is out of the 2017 race, having won less than 23 % of the vote in the right-wing primary. Cue jokes.
No one does trash talk better than the French.
Who are these people, and why are they all shouting?
Looking for fresh reasons to feel depressed about politics? Welcome to the French presidential election.
You can’t afford them. But you can dream.
What do BuzzFeed writers around the world make of Brexit Britain? TL;DR: Everyone thinks we’ve lost our minds.
Chorizo in paella? Wars have started over less.
Already have an Indian name? Take the quiz anyway.
“Was Voldemort unavailable?”
¿Tienes alma castiza o cosmopolita?
I found out the hard way just how ugly politics on social media has become, post–EU referendum.
“If you stay in the EU, we will acknowledge the Wembley goal. And we won’t make any more jokes about Prince Charles’ ears.”
Is your city run by a feminist and former activist who used to get arrested by riot police?
In mainland Europe, voices encouraging Britain to leave the EU are hard to find.
Those I spoke to in the Spanish capital’s bars and cafes were well-informed on Brexit – the debate is high up the news agenda here – and overwhelmingly in favour of Britain remaining in the EU.