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'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stance on domestic violence

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'Where is the solidarity for Somalia?'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Liberia's presidential election: Results trickle in as observers give thumbs-up

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France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

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A shield and a target: France's anti-terrorism operation 'Sentinelle'

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#MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc expose extent of sexual harassment

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Musical maestro Philippe Jordan on bringing passion to the Paris Opera

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'Black day for democracy': Malta in mourning after top journalist is murdered

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

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

Latest update : 2010-04-15

Security: 5 years on, suburbs still affected by violence

In this edition: the suburbs are back in the news as the government announces plans to reinforce police presence in the most crime-ridden neighbourhoods; the French company which makes "Plumpy'nut", the revolutionary peanut-based food used for famine relief, is being sued in the US for allegedly creating a monopoly; and we celebrate the anniversary of Miss Bluebell, who would have turned 100 this week.

Programme prepared by Laure Manent and Gregory White

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2017-10-13 traffic

Paris, the city of love, lights and... traffic jams

The French capital may be known as the city of lights, but for many who live here it’s also the city of "embouteillages", or traffic jams. And that's nothing new. Cars first...

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2017-10-06 Vaccine

Vaccinations: Separating fact from fiction

This week we’re examining a new French government initiative, which is set to see the policy of immunisation tightened. France is making it a legal requirement for parents to...

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2017-09-29 health

Facing up to the challenges of autism

This week we're looking into France’s attitude to a complex issue: autism. Around 1 in 100 children are diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders in France and the...

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2017-09-15 Brexit

France vs Brexit Britain: Who will come out on top?

This week, we bring you a special edition on what Brexit means for France. How will it affect the tens of thousands of British people living in France, and the many more French...

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2017-09-08 France

Backstage at France's busiest airports

In this edition we're going behind the scenes of France's biggest air transport hubs. We meet air traffic controllers and police at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, and chat to...

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