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

FRANCE IN FOCUS

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Latest update : 2012-10-31

François Hollande's latest competitivity pact

First, President François Hollande promises business leaders he will make the economy more competitive. Next, a French entrepreneur leads by example with his revolutionary robot that helps neurosurgeons across the world. Finally, an exhibition on the life and music of the Gypsy King, Django Reinhardt, opens in Paris.

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2015-03-06 Islam

Inside a school for imams

This week, French PM Manuel Valls unveils plans aimed at countering the influence of foreign-trained imams. Next, Europe’s human rights watchdog rebukes France for its vague laws...

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2015-02-27 technology

The future of agriculture

With the 52nd edition of the Salon de l'Agriculture in full swing in Paris this week, we're dedicating this entire edition to French agriculture. It's a sector of the country's...

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2015-02-20 Socialist Party (France)

Socialist party: The reasons behind the backbench revolt

This week, the French government forces a raft of economic reforms through parliament, after it became clear that rebels on the left didn't support them. Also, fresh details...

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2015-02-13 Skiing

Backstage pass to the Alps

In this week's special edition of France in Focus, we head to the slopes of val d'Isère, where the ski season is in full swing. Also, we check out the latest ski gadgets, from...

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2015-02-06 Paris shootings

Terrorism: France remains on high alert

This week, a month after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the French government says it is keeping the terror alert at its highest level as a series of arrests have been made in the...

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