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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 : 2014-07-09

French social summit: The end of dialogue?

François Hollande has always hailed social dialogue as a cornerstone of his presidency, with a so-called social summit taking place every year. But this year, several unions decided to walk out of the summit, in protest at what they see as overly business-friendly measures on the part of the government. Meanwhile, can former president Nicolas Sarkozy make a political comeback, despite being placed under formal investigation in a corruption probe?

By Marc PERELMAN

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Philip TURLE

Journalist, RFI

Jean-Marc Gonin

Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine

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2015-04-07 Mosque

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2015-03-17 French politics

French local elections: A drubbing for the ruling Socialists?

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