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Latest update : 2011-08-15

Deadly protests in New Caledonia

New Caledonia is hit by a deadly uprising, as protests over rising airfares turn violent in the French overseas territory. Also, French firemen are up in arms over a new European directive which may be about to change their status. Finally, the Elysée Palace gets a summer facelift, just in time for the return of the president and his cabinet.

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2014-08-22 music

Calais immigrants desperate to cross the Channel

We focus on Calais, where illegal immigrants are becoming increasingly desperate in their attempts to cross the English Channel. Next, 70 years ago this week, Parisians rose up...

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2014-08-14 France

France remains top tourism hotspot

France has kept its tourism crown, once again coming out on top as the world's most visited country. Next, hospitals and airports in France have gone on the alert as fears rise...

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2014-08-08 transport

The story behind Deauville's transformation

This week, we’re looking at France’s summer holiday season. We head to Deauville, one of the most prestigious seaside resorts on the Normandy coast. Deauville is just two hours...

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2014-08-01 Ségolène Royal

Ségolène Royal goes for green

This week, a new energy bill would see the French government set aside 10 billion euros worth of tax cuts and low-cost loans in a bid to boost investment in renewable energy....

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2014-07-25 WWI centenary

WWI Centenary: the battle for Verdun

The battle of Verdun was one the deadliest of the First World War – some 300,000 French and German soldiers lost their lives, during months of fierce fighting. One hundred years...

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