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EU Transport Commissioner: 'We are preparing legislation on drones'

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Left-wing primary: the 'two lefts' to face off in round to

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TALKING EUROPE

The problem with posted workers: Free movement or free labour?

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

French education: Reinventing the idea of school

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

Frogs legs and brains? The French food hard to stomach

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Station F: Putting Paris on the global tech map

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Davos 2017: 'I believe in the power of entrepreneurs to change the world'

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#THE 51%

Equality in the boardroom: French law requires large firms to have 40% women on boards

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-04-21

United States: credit rating under threat?

The United States endures further economic woes as Standard and Poor’s lowers the nation's credit outlook. Meanwhile, BP seeks to distribute its 20-billion-dollar compensation fund after last year's devastating oil spill, but who is entitled to get what? Finally, the push is on to finish the missing link in a highway that stretches from Alaska to Argentina.

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2017-01-18 Americas

Brazil: Docu-drama spotlights harsh reality of prison life

This week, we head to Brazil, where the prison system is once again rocked by gang violence, beheadings and riots. Police fired rubber bullets as part of their battle to control...

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2017-01-12 US politics

US politics: The end of the Obama era

This week, we focus on US President Barack Obama's farewell address from his hometown, Chicago. Obama welled up as he was thanking his wife and First Lady, Michelle, for her...

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2017-01-04 Brazil

Prison break: Brazil to overhaul penal system after bloody riot

This week, we focus on Brazil's penal system after a deadly prison riot. 184 inmates escaped from two jails in Brazil in the wake of the worst prison violence there in 25 years....

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2016-12-29 Cuba

The year 2016 in review: Political crises, economic turmoil and silver linings

From the USA-Cuba rapprochement to Juan Manuel Santos’s Nobel Prize, we take a look back at an extraordinarily tumultuous year in the Americas. Then, we head to the US naval base...

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2016-12-21 Venezuela

Economic crisis: Venezuela's currency chaos

This week, we look at how desperate Venezuelans are searching for ways to cope with the currency crisis. This week, the new 500 bolivar note arrived to replace the 100 bolivar...

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