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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 : 2014-08-01

Ségolène Royal goes for green

This week, a new energy bill would see the French government set aside 10 billion euros worth of tax cuts and low-cost loans in a bid to boost investment in renewable energy. Next, French President François Hollande marks the centenary of the assassination of Jean Jaurès, the founder of his Socialist party. Finally, beware of the rats! Rodents are on the rampage around the Louvre gardens.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Joanna COCKERELL , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Eve IRVINE , Patrick HERMANSEN

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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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2017-03-17 France

The numbers game: Breaking down France's ageing population

This week, we look at life for French senior citizens. Like many western countries, France is getting older. In 2050, one person in three will be aged 60 or over, compared to one...

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2017-03-03 France

2017 French elections: The race to get on the ballot

Only two months remain until people across France head to the polls to elect a new president. We head to the French Constitutional Council, which is currently counting and...

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2017-02-23 France

Aux Champs-Elysées: The story behind France's most famous avenue

This week, we're taking you for a stroll along Paris's most famous thoroughfare, the Champs-Elysées. Considered by many as the most beautiful avenue in the world and well-known...

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2017-02-17 organic

Organic farming in France: Green is the new black

This week, we explore France's organic food industry. French agriculture may be in trouble, but the organic sector is booming. Faced with a number of health scandals and fears...

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