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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-12-12

Dial turned down on Paris nightlife

It has always been a strict city for bar and nightclub licensing, but now more so than ever. Five bars in central Paris have been told to shut their doors for 10 days, sparking online debate between those seeking quiet in their neighbourhoods and those deploring over-strict policing of nightlife venues. Also, Gérard Depardieu's suspected tax evasion in Belgium, and a new twist in the UMP leadership battle.

By James CREEDON

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