What French people in London think of John Lewis boss’s criticism

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Many agree that France has its problems, but no one asked thinks France is 'finished' - and certainly not that English food and wine is better.

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The John Lewis boss Andy Street may have apologised for declaring France to be “sclerotic, hopeless and downbeat”, but many French people arriving in London on the Eurostar from Gare du Nord – “something [Street] can only describe as the squalor pit of Europe” – agree with his views, reports The Guardian.