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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Latest update : 2010-03-12

Amflora: a political hot potato

In this edition: a final goodbye to victims of Xynthia, the storm that battered France's west coast, as survivors take stock of what's left; we discover French reactions to Amflora, the genetically modified potato that's become an election campaign issue; and the best of Gallic pop - the artists who triumphed at this year's 'Victoire de la Musique' awards in Paris.

Programme prepared by Laure Manent and Gregory White

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2015-07-31 Paris

The River Seine, the lifeblood of the French capital

This week our show is entirely dedicated to the River Seine in Paris. We'll meet those who are lucky enough to call the river home and introduce you to the police force dedicated...

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2015-07-24 immigration

France then and now: The immigration challenge

This week, we begin with a short history lesson to see how centuries of immigration have made France the country it is today. Next, we meet migrants who are camped out in the...

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2015-07-17 Louvre

Holidaymaking in the Internet age

With people across Europe getting in the mood for their summer holidays, we decided to dedicate this edition entirely to tourism in France. We look at how tourists' tastes and...

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2015-07-09 Charlie Hebdo

Paris attacks, six months on

This week our show is dedicated entirely to the Paris attacks which, six months ago, claimed the lives of 17 people in three separate incidents. From Charlie Hebdo to...

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2015-07-03 France

Guadeloupe: The story behind France’s butterfly island

With Antigua to the north and Barbados to the south, we've been following in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus to explore the French department of Guadeloupe. We tell you...

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