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A debate on the latest developments in French politics with two Paris-based journalists. Every Tuesday at 4.45 pm Paris time.



Latest update : 2011-10-28

Eurozone deal: a boon for Sarkozy?

It took a good old all-nighter, but European leaders in the end hatched a deal to salvage Greece, the euro and maybe their own political fate. For Nicolas Sarkozy and his peers, the deepening crisis has indeed become an obsession and has eroded their popularity. But it also poses major challenges to those seeking to unseat them, starting with the Socialist Party here in France.

Marc Perelman interviews Jean-Marc Gonin, senior writer at Le Figaro Magazine, and Philip Turle, journalist at RFI. 



2016-10-25 Calais

Calais migrant crisis: A solution at last?

The dismantling of the so-called Calais "Jungle" is well under way. After years of hesitation and controversy, the French government decided that the ramshackle camp, where 6,000...

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2016-10-18 François Hollande

2017 French presidential election: Will Hollande be able to run?

This week, President François Hollande paid a highly controversial visit to Florange, a struggling steel factory in eastern France that has become a symbol of political promises...

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2016-10-11 Les Républicains

France's conservative primary election: The gloves are off!

This week, the candidates for France's conservative primary will square off in the first of three debates. With the election a little over a month away, seven politicians are...

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2016-10-04 French politics

Socialist presidential primary: A major gamble for Hollande

For the first time in French history, a sitting president is likely to seek re-election through a primary contest. If the plan laid out this weekend by the Socialist Party is...

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2016-09-27 Calais

Migrant crisis: A political football in France?

For years, migrants trying to make their way from France across the Channel to the UK have been stuck in the Calais "jungle" migrant camp, often living in squalid conditions. And...

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