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Latest update : 2013-10-08

Corsica's liberation, 70 years on

This week, French president François Hollande led tributes to the heroes who liberated Corsica from the Nazis. Next, Tony Musulin's brazen theft of millions of euros is legendary here in France, but even after his release from prison, many questions about his crime remain unanswered. Finally, we discover an expo that's out of the ordinary: a new exhibition in a 1950s high-rise.

By Stéphanie CHEVAL , Kalvin NG , Joanna COCKERELL

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2014-08-14 France

France remains top tourism hotspot

France has kept its tourism crown, once again coming out on top as the world's most visited country. Next, hospitals and airports in France have gone on the alert as fears rise...

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2014-08-08 transport

The story behind Deauville's transformation

This week, we’re looking at France’s summer holiday season. We head to Deauville, one of the most prestigious seaside resorts on the Normandy coast. Deauville is just two hours...

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2014-08-01 Ségolène Royal

Ségolène Royal goes for green

This week, a new energy bill would see the French government set aside 10 billion euros worth of tax cuts and low-cost loans in a bid to boost investment in renewable energy....

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2014-07-25 WWI centenary

WWI Centenary: the battle for Verdun

The battle of Verdun was one the deadliest of the First World War – some 300,000 French and German soldiers lost their lives, during months of fierce fighting. One hundred years...

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2014-07-18 François Hollande

Health : Fear over Chikungunya virus outbreak

This week the chikungunya virus is spreading at a rapid rate in the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe. We see also politicians battle over plans to redraw the map of...

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