New name if you take French citizenship

People taking French citizenship will be given a new French first name “to show they really want to be French” under a proposal by a right-wing MP.

Although new citizens can already adopt a French name if they wish, Vaucluse MP Julien Aubert (Les Républicains) wants it to be obligatory.

He said: “It is a small thing people can do to show they really want to be ...

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