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Latest update : 2011-10-12

Socialist primaries - who will face Sarkozy in 2012?

The race is on in France as old rivals Martine Aubry and François Hollande take each other on in the Socialist primaries. Next, the first victim of the crisis, Franco-Belgian bank Dexia, gets bailed out. Finally, les Bleus get ready to take on Wales in next weekend's rugby World Cup semi-final in New Zealand.

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2015-03-19 Manuel Valls

French PM sets out plans for new spying rules

In a bid to better tackle the terrorist threat, the French government unveils plans to empower the intelligence services and also provide them with more resources to help them do...

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2015-03-13 France

Helicopter disaster: France mourns sports stars killed in Argentina crash

This week, we look at the reality TV show that ended in tragedy. Three sporting heroes are among the dead as France is shaken by a fatal helicopter crash in Argentina. Also,...

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2015-03-06 Islam

Inside a school for imams

This week, French PM Manuel Valls unveils plans aimed at countering the influence of foreign-trained imams. Next, Europe’s human rights watchdog rebukes France for its vague laws...

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2015-02-27 technology

The future of agriculture

With the 52nd edition of the Salon de l'Agriculture in full swing in Paris this week, we're dedicating this entire edition to French agriculture. It's a sector of the country's...

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2015-02-20 Socialist Party (France)

Socialist party: The reasons behind the backbench revolt

This week, the French government forces a raft of economic reforms through parliament, after it became clear that rebels on the left didn't support them. Also, fresh details...

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