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Latest update : 2013-04-25

Gay marriage in France: a love and hate affair

Last night, in the heart of Paris, police clashed with rioters furious about the news that it will soon be legal for gay couples to marry and to adopt children. In recent months, hundreds of thousands have taken part in protests and there has been an alarming rise in homophobic attacks. Bu President François Hollande remains undeterred. Laura Baines and her guests discuss the future of gay marriage in France.

  • Bruno VERCKEN, Christian Democratic Party;
  • Philippe MOREAU CHEVROLET, Columnist, Nouvel Observateur; Founder of MCBG Conseil;
  • Xavier HERAUD, Deputy Editor-in-chief, YAGG;
  • Anne Elisabeth MOUTET, Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph.

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2017-12-14 Brexit

May overruled: Brexit momentum thwarted by Tory rebellion

Just when it seemed the tide had finally turned in Theresa May's favour, she suffered an embarrassing defeat in the House of Commons, with parliament now having greater say on a...

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2017-12-13 Africa

How to patrol the Sahara? The challenges facing G5 Sahel joint force

Timbuktu may be 4,000 kilometers from Europe's shores - yet how to keep the Sahel safe is a question that needs answers on both sides of the Mediterranean. Nearly five years...

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2017-12-12 environment

One Planet Summit: Who's going to pay for the switch to renewable energy?

It's all fine and good to denounce fossil fuels and call for the switch to renewable energy. But who's going to pay for it? Two years after the Paris Agreement, world leaders are...

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2017-12-11 Middle East

Game changer? Middle East diplomacy after Trump's Jerusalem move

Since Donald Trump decided to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week, the entire Middle East appears on the verge of bursting into flames. Meanwhile, against the...

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2017-12-07 Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Peacemaker? Erdogan's historic visit to Greece

Even when Recep Tayyip Erdogan is supposed to be burying the hatchet, the Turkish president still somehow manages to take on all comers. He kicked off an historic two-day visit...

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