Changing the way France tackles prostitution: lawmakers start debating a bill that would see clients, not sex workers, punished. Next, some good news on the economic front: official figures show that the number of people registered as jobless dipped slightly in October. Finally, Lucien Neuwirth, the man who battled for the legalisation of the contraceptive pill here in France, dies at age 89.
President Hollande praises Francis Collomp, the French engineer who is back on home soil after evading his captors in Nigeria. Next, following their qualification for the World Cup, the coach of the French team says the younger players could be the leading lights in Brazil next year. Finally, as France observes the "Week of the Disabled at Work", we meet two people who refuse to let their disability get in their way.
Officials warn of a growing sense of public anger in France at the government of President François Hollande. Next, in the face of cheap competition from China, one of the world's oldest piano manufacturers, France's Pleyel, says it's shutting up shop. Finally, the French capital welcomes galleries, photographers and publishers for this year's Paris Photo fair.
A planned tax on heavy goods vehicles may be on hold, but one region in the west of France is still fuming - we find out why. Next, a prominent French politician warns that racist language is creeping into public debate. Finally, commemorations begin to mark the 100 years that have passed since World War I began.
This week, President Hollande expresses his "immense joy" at the safe return of four Frenchmen who were kidnapped in Niger back in 2010. Also, the government announces that a controversial tax on heavy goods vehicles has been suspended. Finally, as the top chef at the Elysée Palace retires, he gives us a final tour of the presidential kitchens.