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An in-depth look at the political and social events shaping France. Every Friday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-12-14

Dominique de Villepin joins the presidential race

France's former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has announced he'll run for president in next year's election. Meanwhile, divisions are starting to appear within the Socialist Party over a corruption scandal. Finally, controversy over a new film reveals deep divisions over the thorny question of independence in the French overseas territory of New Caledonia.

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2017-03-24 France

Presidential election: French voters in turmoil

This week, we're talking about the French presidential election and more specifically about French voters. With less than a month to go before the French elect their next...

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2017-03-17 France

The numbers game: Breaking down France's ageing population

This week, we look at life for French senior citizens. Like many western countries, France is getting older. In 2050, one person in three will be aged 60 or over, compared to one...

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2017-03-03 France

2017 French elections: The race to get on the ballot

Only two months remain until people across France head to the polls to elect a new president. We head to the French Constitutional Council, which is currently counting and...

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2017-02-23 France

Aux Champs-Elysées: The story behind France's most famous avenue

This week, we're taking you for a stroll along Paris's most famous thoroughfare, the Champs-Elysées. Considered by many as the most beautiful avenue in the world and well-known...

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2017-02-17 organic

Organic farming in France: Green is the new black

This week, we explore France's organic food industry. French agriculture may be in trouble, but the organic sector is booming. Faced with a number of health scandals and fears...

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