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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2013-05-22

More English? Non merci (part 2)

Is loosening a ban on English-language classes in French universities akin to waving the white flag of surrender or a way of getting the French in on the global conversation? Passions run high in a debate that splits both academics and politicians.

  • Fabrice ROUSSELOT. Managing Editor, Libération;
  • Raquel GARRIDO. Spokesperson for international relations, Parti de Gauche;
  • Henri ISAAC. Associate professor, University of Paris Dauphine;
  • Yves MONTENAY. Former Director of the INT Management School.

Watch the first part here.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

By Anelise Borges

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2016-05-25 Google

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 1)

Tuesday morning over a hundred tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a...

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2016-05-25 France

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 2)

Tuesday morning over a hundred tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a...

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2016-05-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Vietnam: Just how close can Washington and Hanoi become? (part 1)

Four decades after the fall of Saigon, has Vietnam become Washington's new ally in Asia? The US president announced the end of an arms embargo in place since the end of the...

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2016-05-24 France

Fuel on the fire: French unions block refineries to protest labour reform (part 2)

This Tuesday, strikes at six of France’s 8 oil refineries triggered a run on gas stations in the Paris area and throughout the country. The unions are digging in, with truckers...

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2016-05-23 Austria

Getting warmer: Far-right edged in Austria presidential election (part 1)

It took the counting of absentee ballots for the former head of the Green party Alexander Van der Bellen to edge the Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer. But both sides are treating it...

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