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Ending violence against women: The dangers of trial by Twitter

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Violent repression in Bahrain and Rio favelas that regret gang rule

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Michel Hazanavicius on life after 'The Artist'

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Booing of Juppé by Sarkozy supporters underlines UMP divisions

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Hollande's industrial policy under scrutiny during Florange visit

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Barbie book sparks online outrage

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Concern in France as unauthorised drone use increases

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Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

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Hollande photographed with Julie Gayet on Elysée palace balcony

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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 : 2011-01-10

National Front: like father, like daughter

As the far-right makes a comeback, the French find that Marine Le Pen is indeed her infamous father's daughter. And another week, another veil scandal: two very different cases involving the full Islamic veil reignite the debate on secularism.

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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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