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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.

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Latest update : 2012-10-04

France's troubled suburbs: the same old story?

The escalating violence in France's suburbs is becoming a headache for the Socialist government. How can they tackle crime without mimicking what the previous conservative governments have done for the past 10 years? Also in the news: layoffs are continuing to pile up, mostly in French industry. The government is trying to limit the damage, but how much can it really do?

On the set:

  • Philip Turle, Jounalist, RFI;
  • Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior writer, Le Figaro Magazine.

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