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An in-depth look at the political and social events shaping France. Every Friday at 4.15 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2011-11-09

France unveils new austerity measures

France’s Prime Minister unveils new austerity measures, but are they too little too late? Also, we head to the United States where France's far-right party leader, Marine Le Pen, has been touring the country. She is campaigning as hard abroad as she is at home. Finally, Paris pays tribute to French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempé, with an exhibition of his cityscapes.

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2014-07-04 culture

Former president Sarkozy hits back at corruption allegations

This week, Nicolas Sarkozy reacts furiously after judges place him under formal investigation for influence peddling. Next, France has long been Europe's number one tourist...

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2014-06-27 French economy

2014 World Cup: What a difference four years make

This week, World Cup fever is well and truly back in France. It's a party atmosphere, very different from four years ago in South Africa when the national team went on strike....

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2014-06-20 strike

Culture strikes: French government tries to appease protesters

France is well known for its strikes and protests and now even entertainers have been taking to the streets. They are furious at the government's proposals to shake up their...

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2014-06-13 UMP

French rail workers strike over proposed reforms

This week, employees of France's rail network down tools as train strikes cause misery for commuters. Also, the moral quandary of euthanasia is back on the agenda: a French medic...

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2014-06-06 Mehdi Nemmouche

Curbing islamic extremism behind bars

This week, we focus on radicalisation in prisons. Authorities try to establish how and why a French petty criminal could have masterminded last month's deadly shooting at the...

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