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An in-depth look at the political and social events shaping France. Every Friday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

FRANCE IN FOCUS

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Latest update : 2010-01-14

School killing raises security questions

This week, like in much of Europe, France has been struggling with heavy snowfall and freezing conditions. Also in the news: a teenager at a suburban school is stabbed to death by a classmate, raising questions over the necessity of security checks in schools. Finally, we meet French actor and singer Jacques Dutronc, who has made a successful come-back after 17 years out of the limelight.

Programme prepared by Laure Manent and Gregory White.

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2014-11-21 football

Football scandals: The ugly side of the beautiful game

This week, French police rounded up 12 football officials accused of foul play. Three were detained for questioning over the 2010 transfer of a player from Toulouse to Marseille...

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2014-11-14 industry

Does 'Made in France' make sense?

This week, as Paris plays host to a fair celebrating all things home-grown, we take an in-depth look at the challenges of making and consuming "Made in France". We visit one...

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2014-11-07 François Hollande

François Hollande reaches half-way mark

This week, François Hollande is half-way through his term in office and is polling as the most unpopular president ever. We take a look at just what Hollande has done to turn...

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2014-10-31 environment

Anger at death of young environmental protester

This week in France, anger boils over after a young activist is killed amid violent clashes with security forces at the site of a controversial dam. We look at the environmental...

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2014-10-24 contemporary art

Art rocks and shocks Paris

This week, we take you to the Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain, or FIAC. It brings together artists, gallery owners and collectors at Paris's Grand Palais, and at sites...

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