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Joan of Arc 'belongs to all French'


France has just been marking the 600th anniversary of the birth of the country's patron saint - Joan of Arc - who was burned at the stake by the English in 1431.

In recent years her image has been largely appropriated in France by the far-right but Hugh Schofield examines how things may be changing.

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