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Catalonia's pro-independence movement tempted by radicalisation

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Film show: 'May ’68', Director’s Fortnight reloaded, 'A Paris Education'

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Macron and Trump: Dandruff diplomacy?

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PERSPECTIVE

Big data: ‘A key democratic issue’

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Susan Meiselas: Kurdistan through the lens

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Global wine production drops to lowest level in 60 years

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Trump and Macron media moments in the US

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

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

Latest update : 2014-05-30

France's opposition UMP party entangled in fraud scandal

This week, the opposition UMP leader, Jean-François Copé, is forced to quit over an embezzlement scandal, just days after the party floundered in European elections. The big winner from the European vote, though, was the far right National Front; the result sending shockwaves across the EU. Finally, ahead of the 70th anniversary commemorations of D-Day, we take a look at how the disastrous 1942 raid on Dieppe was a tragic rehearsal for the Allies' Normandy landings.

By Stéphanie CHEVAL , Luke BROWN , Kalvin NG , Johan BODIN , Charles BOBE

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2018-04-20 France

Cashing in on local French currencies

Alongside the euro, dozens of local currencies are in circulation across France. They surged in 2010 following the global financial crisis and can only be used in a limited area...

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2018-04-13 television

French TV series enter new era

This week we're on set in the fictional crisis room of French TV thriller "The Bureau". With its spy intrigue, real-world storylines and film-star lead actor Mathieu Kassovitz,...

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2018-04-06 trains

Railing against railway reforms in France

This week, we have our eye firmly fixed on the French national railway operator. The state-run SNCF is on track for a major shake-up aimed at making it more competitive and...

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2018-03-30 French culture

Chocolate crunch: A French affair

This show is dedicated to a subject particularly close to the hearts of the French: chocolate! More than 80 percent of the French say they eat at least some chocolate every week...

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2018-03-16 Francophonia

In Africa, French is more than a common language

This week we take you to Tunisia to discover what the French call "Francophonie". Every year on March 20, more than 270 million French speakers around the globe celebrate their...

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