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A debate on the latest developments in French politics with two Paris-based journalists. Every Tuesday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2013-12-13

France-Africa Summit: Is Hollande the new sheriff of Africa?

Has France become Africa’s policeman? As the France-Africa summit gets under way in Paris, we ask why France has become so interventionist in its former colonies. Also, is French education failing? We discuss the country’s slide in international rankings and what can be done about it.

Our guests

Philip Turle

Journalist, RFI

Stefan De Vries

RTL4 Correspondent in Paris

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2015-05-26 Spain

Radical left surges in Spain: A domino effect in France?

In the light of the recent electoral successes of Podemos in Spain and earlier of Syriza in Greece, can we imagine the radical left getting into power in France any time soon?...

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2015-05-19 Reform

French school reform: Mission impossible?

French secondary school teachers took to the streets on Tuesday, encouraged by the conservative opposition, to express concern that a proposed reform to overhaul the secondary...

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2015-05-05 France

Le Pen vs Le Pen: France's far-right family feud turns epic

The Le Pen family feud has become a real soap opera. The father and founder of the far-right National Front, Jean-Marie, and his daughter and current party boss, Marine, have...

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2015-04-28 France

French unemployment: Is Hollande losing his battle?

New unemployment figures have been released here in France, and they are not good news. The number of people seeking work has risen to a record high, with over 3.5 million now...

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2015-04-21 immigration

Mediterranean migrant deaths: French political parties differ over how to respond

The issue of migrants risking their lives to reach Europe has been at the heart of debate. From the far-right to the far-left, French political parties all have differing views...

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