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Clotilde Reiss: a controversial release

In this edition: French academic Clotilde Reiss is finally back home after being held in Iran for ten months, but there remains much controversy around the conditions of her release; negotiations kick off between the government and the top unions on the reform of France's pensions system; and we discover the fresh face of French football, 25-year-old Mathieu Valbuena, who has been shortlisted to play on the national team at this summer's World Cup.

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2017-07-07 prisons

A rare look inside France's prison system

This week we look into the challenges faced by France's penitentiary system. The subject is a touchy one in a country where overpopulated jails are a longstanding and...

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2017-06-30 France

French port of Le Havre celebrates 500 years of history

This year, the northern French port city of Le Havre is celebrating its 500th birthday. Almost entirely destroyed by Allied bombing during World War II, today it's the busiest...

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2016-07-29 Paris

The secret views and stories behind Paris’s magical skyline

FRANCE 24’s Nadia Charbit unveils one of the most distinctive and inspirational features of the French capital: its famous rooftops. The grey zinc roofs are almost as much as a...

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2017-06-16 cyber crime

At the heart of France's war on cyberattacks

It's a war that's being waged without weapons, tanks or rocket launchers. The battleground is virtual and digital because this war is taking place in cyberspace. Every week,...

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2017-06-09 nuclear power

Nuclear energy: When France faces a new era

The nuclear industry remain central to France. The country has 19 power plants and 58 reactors. Yet the vision for the sector's future continues to evolve. Around a third of...

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