Pascale Harter with stories and insights from correspondents around the world.

Emma Jane Kirby reflects, from a beach in St Tropez, on why Francois Hollande (whose nickname is ‘President Normal’) might be a bit too .. well … boring to be really popular with the French.

Fred Dove, himself born disabled as a result of the drug thalidomide, asks whether the Paralympic Games have made people think differently about disabled people – and also made disabled people think differently about themselves.

(Image: St Tropez, France. Credit: Getty Images)

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