But France's own living conditions vary widely across the country
Euronews is preparing a special series on inequality and poverty in Europe, key themes of the forthcoming G7 summit in France.
Britain’s most influential people are five times more likely to have been to a fee-paying school, according to research.
Fourteen people die every day because of inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene, according to the World Health Organisation.
"We all suffer, but it's women and girls who suffer most"
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A video of a visually impaired French man and his guide dog being kicked out of a supermarket has sparked outrage on social media in France.
Deaths in children under five happen one and a half times more often in England than in Sweden. The authors of a new report say that's partly because the UK's more unequal wealth distribution leads to poorer maternal health for pregnant women.
A new, dangerous class has emerged amid growing inequalities and insecurities.