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FRANCE IN FOCUS

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Latest update : 2014-02-14

Highlights from Hollande’s state visit to US

This week, as US President Barack Obama heaps praise on his visiting French opposite number, we examine the state of relations between Paris and Washington. Next, journalists at left-leaning "Libération" take their battle to save the struggling daily to their own front pages. Finally, taxi drivers push ahead with industrial action as they see red at the growing use of mini-cabs.

By Tom BURGES WATSON , Jeanne LAVENANT , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Joanna COCKERELL

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2015-04-17 Manuel Valls

French PM outlines action plan against racism, anti-Semitism

This week, three months after the Paris terror attacks, the French prime minister unveils plans to stamp out racism and anti-Semitism. Next, why the party of former president...

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2015-04-10 architecture

Paris' cityscape throughout the ages

This week we're talking about architecture in the French capital, the most visited city on earth. We look at how the Paris skyline has changed over the centuries. Next, we head...

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2015-04-03 Alps

A320 plane crash: a complicated search and recovery operation

We begin in the Alps, where a massive salvage operation is still taking place following the Germanwings plane crash. Next, we look at the fallout out from regional elections as...

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2015-03-27 unemployment

France's chronic unemployment problem

This week France in Focus is dedicated to the problem of unemployment here in the eurozone's second-largest economy. We find out how for people over 50, finding a job can be that...

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2015-03-19 Manuel Valls

French PM sets out plans for new spying rules

In a bid to better tackle the terrorist threat, the French government unveils plans to empower the intelligence services and also provide them with more resources to help them do...

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