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Film show: 'Trainspotting T2', 'Fences', 'This Is Our Land'

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The return of Japan's imperialists

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'Don't be fooled by 'Optimistic Trump''

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Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi: putting arab art in the spotlight

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THE DEBATE

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

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BUSINESS DAILY

Trump's speech fails to impress markets

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EYE ON AFRICA

UNICEF report : Women and child migrants raped, beaten and detained in Libyan 'hellholes'

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MEDIAWATCH

Trump's bid to increase defence spending draws criticism

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THE DEBATE

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-01-13

2011: Fewer Jobs, Longer Hours?

As the French argue about repealing the 35-hour work week, François Picard’s panel wonders if a more flexible workforce will really reduce unemployment in Europe. We know that a later retirement age is coming, but can the same be said about longer working hours?

A debate with François Picard and guests:

A. Craig COPETAS, Senior writer for Bloomberg News
Raquel GARRIDO, International Spokesperson of the "Parti de Gauche"
Jacques RELAND, Head of the European Programme at the Global Policy Institute
Asghar ZAIDI, Director of Research at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (by satellite from Vienna)

Programme prepared by Yi Song, Jeanette Coombs and Perrine Desplats

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2017-02-27 France

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 2)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 1)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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2017-01-05 Donald Trump

Trump presidency: Do Mexicans have their backs against the wall? (part 1)

A few choice tweets from the US President-elect have the peso plunging and US carmakers are feeling the heat not to invest south of the border. How much of Ford's decision to...

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2017-02-27 elections

Do scandals matter? Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch-hunt" over corruption probes (part 2)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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