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Latest update : 2012-05-17

Au revoir Sarkozy, bonjour Hollande

Nicolas Sarkozy packs his bags to make way for newly elected French President François Hollande. We take a look at his first few days in office, and who has made it into his cabinet. It's also time to roll out the red carpet for the world's biggest film festival. We get the lowdown on all the glitz and glamour from Cannes.

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2016-05-20 housing

Housing in France: From a lack of accommodation to luxury properties

This week we take you to the north-west of Paris to look into the topic of housing. In accordance with French legislation, some of the flats being built here will be used as...

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2016-05-13 Paris attacks (Nov. 13)

France's fight against radicalisation

Six months have now passed since the November 13 Paris attacks in which 130 people lost their lives. For the most part, life has returned to normal but the issues of religious...

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2015-11-06 history

Fontainebleau: Home sweet home for King Francis I

This week, we take you to the castle of Fontainebleau, which was the favorite residence of King Francis I. It's a perfect setting for this edition of France in Focus, which marks...

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2016-04-28 French cinema

Cinema, a French love affair

This week it's lights, camera, action as we train our eye on the French film industry. To get a real feel for what makes French film an exception, we meet award-winning director...

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2016-04-22 prostitution

Prostitution: A long and complicated history

This week we're delving into the difficult issue of prostitution. Since April 2016, France has put the onus on clients by punishing them with a fine. It's a measure that has its...

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