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

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Latest update : 2011-10-17

Can Hollande beat Sarkozy? Socialists nominate "Monsieur Ordinary"

With next May’s French presidential election shaping up as “Speedy Sarko” against “Monsieur Ordinary”, can the moderate Socialist, self-deprecating François Hollande actually win? François Picard argues over the style and substance of the candidates.

  • Thomas MELONIO. French Socialist Party National Council;
  • Denis DEMONPION. Editor-in-chief, Le Nouvel Observateur Magazine;
  • Marc PORTER. Vice President, Republicans Abroad France and Researcher at Euromed Management;
  • Denis MaCSHANE. Labour MP; Former British Minister of European Affairs - from LONDON.

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2014-09-18 Valérie Trierweiler

Hollande Press Conference: French President Tackles Record Unpopularity

With the French President's popularity at a record low, and after a vitrolic kiss-and-tell book by former first lady Valérie Trierweiler, François Hollande this Thurdsday faced...

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2014-09-17 referendum

If Scotland Says 'Aye': Polls Say Indpendence Referendum Too Close to Call

It's too close to call. On Thursday, Scotland decides whether or not to sever ties with London, ties that date back over 300 years. Momentum has swung both ways in the final week...

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2014-09-17 Scottish independence

If Scotland Says 'Aye': Polls Say Independence Referendum Too Close to Call (part 2)

It's too close to call. On Thursday, Scotland decides whether or not to sever ties with London, ties that date back over 300 years. Momentum has swung both ways in the final week...

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2014-09-16 Valérie Trierweiler

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote (part 2)

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande has hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonise the right....

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2014-09-16 Nicolas Sarkozy

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande has hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonise the right....

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