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Greece takes on Europe: Historic elections rock status quo (part 1)

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'Tspiras’s cumbersom ally'

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"Snowmagedon 2015": web users brace or massive snow storm

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Greece Takes on Europe: Historic Elections Rock Status Quo (part 2)

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Far-left and far-right celebrate Syriza's victory

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THE INTERVIEW

Colombia's Santos hoping for end to FARC conflict 'this year'

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TALKING EUROPE

Fighting terrorism: Does Europe have a plan?

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Music show: Björk, Charlie Winston and Ray Lema

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Eastern Ukraine dragged deeper into war

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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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2015-01-23 terrorism

France tackles terror

This week, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announces "exceptional measures" to strengthen the intelligence services and prevent radicalisation with a multi-million euro plan.

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2015-01-16 Charlie Hebdo

To be or not to be Charlie?

This edition is entirely dedicated to last week’s terrorist attacks in and around Paris. One thing is for sure: the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo will live on and will not give...

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2014-12-26 France

France: 2014 in review

As 2014 wraps up we explore which stories made the headlines here in France this year. We then look at what is set to make waves here in 2015, and more particularly some of the...

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2014-12-19 Christmas

Holiday season: celebrating a secular Christmas

This week in this Christmas special, we examine the yuletide debate about where France's secular principles begin & end. Also, we browse the colourful markets where customers...

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2014-12-12 French economy

The story behind Serge Lazarevic's release

This week, three years after being kidnapped in Mali, Serge Lazarevic receives a presidential welcome as he touches down at an airport on the edge of Paris. Also, France's...

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