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Dominique Strauss-Kahn: how the IMF boss ended up in prison

He had topped the polls to become the next president of France, but now finds himself in a New York prison cell. This special programme looks at the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal - who he is, what he is accused of and why the French are so disgusted at his treatment by the authorities in New York.

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2016-09-23 France

Rural France: Challenges and opportunities

This week, we take a look at rural France and its development through the ages. Like in many other European nations, France saw a massive exodus towards its urban centres during...

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2016-09-09 Internet

French Tech: A new generation in the making

This week we're exploring France's thriving tech scene, a sector which now accounts for around 6% of the country’s GDP. We introduce you to some of this new generation of French...

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2016-09-02 France

Disability: Still fighting for equal rights

This week, we're taking a look at the issue of disability. While public awareness is growing, and disability rights have made some headway in France, equal opportunity is still a...

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2016-08-26 Paris

The hidden secrets of Les Invalides

This week, we take you behind the scenes of one of Paris' most famous monuments: the Hotel des Invalides. Built a stone's-throw away from the river Seine, this military...

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2016-07-29 architecture

La vie en gris: The story behind France's famed rooftops

This week, we take you above the fray to discover one of the most emblematic and inspiring features of the French capital: its famous rooftops. Paris' zinc horizon is as much of...

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