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

Latest update : 2014-04-25

France: Tackling the jihadist threat

This week, France's Interior Minister unveils plans to stop French citizens from getting involved in violent extremism overseas. Next, as the far-right National Front launches its campaign for the European elections, the party of Marine Le Pen is once again eyeing strong gains. Finally, "The road was my bed" is the title of a new book, which has an unexpected ending to one man's story of sleeping rough on the streets of Paris.

By Tom BURGES WATSON , Jeanne LAVENANT , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Joanna COCKERELL

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2017-04-27 French Presidential Elections 2017

Macron vs Le Pen: The battle for France's top job

On April 23, French people headed to polling stations to cast their ballots in the first round of what was dubbed "the most unpredictable presidential election" in France's...

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2017-04-21 France

Turning up the heat with French firefighters

This week, we're turning up the heat as we tell you all about France's much-loved fire brigade. They are often first on the scene of a crisis, and firefighting makes up just a...

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2017-04-14 France

Employment: New paths back to work

This week, we’re exploring the issue of employment. In France, the unemployment rate has reached 10 percent and local authorities across the country are seeking new approaches to...

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2017-04-07 France

Backstage at a French police academy

This week, we're at a French police training college. With the presidential election coming up and France still under a state of emergency, security is in the spotlight, and so...

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2017-03-24 France

French presidential election: Over 40% remain undecided

This week, FRANCE 24 are talking to French voters: with less than a month to go before the presidential election, over 40% still don't know who to vote for. This year's campaign...

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