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An in-depth look at the political and social events shaping France. Every Friday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

FRANCE IN FOCUS

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Latest update : 2014-02-28

Special edition on the Paris Agriculture Fair

This week François Hollande inaugurated the "Salon de l’Agriculture", a highly significant event both in the farming and political calendar. We find out about what approaches and technology French farmers are using to stay ahead in their industry. We also take you to meet some of the next generation of French farmers, at an agricultural college in the east of France.

By Tom BURGES WATSON

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2014-12-12 French economy

The story behind Serge Lazarevic's release

This week, three years after being kidnapped in Mali, Serge Lazarevic receives a presidential welcome as he touches down at an airport on the edge of Paris. Also, France's...

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2014-12-05 French economy

Angry company bosses take to the streets

This week, thousands of company bosses marched through major French cities, calling for an end to what they say is "suffocating" government policy. Next, a justice ministry...

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2014-11-28 French culture

French: Learning the language of love

This week's France in Focus is all about French, the fifth-most-spoken language in the world. French is thriving abroad, with the majority of speakers in Africa, and the total...

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2014-11-21 football

Football scandals: The ugly side of the beautiful game

This week, French police rounded up 12 football officials accused of foul play. Three were detained for questioning over the 2010 transfer of a player from Toulouse to Marseille...

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2014-11-14 industry

Does 'Made in France' make sense?

This week, as Paris plays host to a fair celebrating all things home-grown, we take an in-depth look at the challenges of making and consuming "Made in France". We visit one...

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