Solidarity is everyday choice in colourful, chaotic Nice

Having lived in three European countries, France seems the least segregated, writes Jessica Smith, who recently moved to Nice

ON my block, there is a synagogue, a street of halaal butchers, a meditation centre, and a row of African restaurants and hairdressers.

When I arrived here two months ago, I asked friends which neighbourhood I had moved to. Was it Jewish? African? Muslim? The answer was: “Yes.”

France is still reeling from the worst terrorist attacks since the Second World War, and with Brexit and the presidency of Donald Trump looming on the international horizon, these may not seem much like times of solidarity.

However, my ...

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