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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 : 2011-12-12

L'Oréal scandal: spying on journalists?

One of France's top public prosecutors is facing possible indictment for illegal spying on journalists. Meanwhile, the never-ending European drama keeps going with yet another crucial EU meeting in Brussels, and tensions emerge in France over the ties that bind with Germany.

  • Jean-Marc GONIN, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine;
  • Philip TURLE, Journalist, RFI.




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