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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 : 2012-09-19

Who was behind the anti-US protest in Paris?

After an anti-American protest outside the US embassy in Paris on Saturday, we look at the group of fundamentalist Muslims thought to have organised it. Next, the British Royals take legal action to punish the magazine that published topless photos of Prince William's wife Catherine. Finally, the French president takes us on a guided tour of the Élysée Palace.



2017-11-17 wine

France raises a glass to tourism

As it does every autumn, France is celebrating the arrival of the "Beaujolais nouveau" this week. It's a good excuse for a glass of red wine and a party, although not usually a...

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2017-11-10 university

Studying abroad: Why foreign students choose France

This week we're at the Cité Universitaire on the southern edge of Paris, to learn why France is one of the top destinations for students from around the world. The quality of...

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2017-11-03 physics

Marie Curie's legacy: How her discoveries still apply today

France's Marie Curie is the only woman to have won two Nobel prizes, for her research on physics and radioactivity. Her work revolutionised everything from medicine to...

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2017-10-27 France

The story behind social housing in France

In France, some 10 million people live in HLMs or "habitations à loyer modéré": subsidised homes for those whose income is below a certain level. By law, at least 20% of housing...

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2017-10-13 traffic

Paris, the city of love, lights and... traffic jams

The French capital may be known as the city of lights, but for many who live here it’s also the city of "embouteillages", or traffic jams. And that's nothing new. Cars first...

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