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"I will not yield" - Fillon defiant despite deepening 'fake jobs' probe (part 1)

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Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

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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.

Latest update : 2012-02-09

Sarkozy and the far-right (part 2)

The focus of the French election campaign suddenly shifts from the economy to racism and national identity. But was it a wise move on the part of the outgoing president to back his interior minister’s controversial remarks on the relative values of civilisations?

  • Charles GIVADINOVITCH. UMP Progressive Youth Movement;
  • Bruno GOLLNISCH. National Front party;
  • Stephen CLARKE. Journalist and author;
  • Gilles IVALDI. Researcher, CNRS (from Nice), www.500signatures.net blog

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis, Pauline Heilmann.

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2017-03-01 François Fillon

"I will not yield" - Fillon defiant despite deepening 'fake jobs' probe (part 1)

Beware the Ides of March. After being placed under formal investigation by magistrates, conservative presidential candidate François Fillon pledged to stay in the race. Will he...

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2017-03-01 France

"I will not yield" - Fillon defiant despite deepening 'fake jobs' probe (part 2)

Beware the Ides of March. After being placed under formal investigation by magistrates, conservative presidential candidate François Fillon pledged to stay in the race. Will he...

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2017-02-27 France

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 2)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 1)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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