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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2014-03-20

The French Far-Right's Inroads: Why is the National Front Gaining Ground?

Europe will be watching the results of this weekend's French local elections carefully. The anti-immigrant leader of the French National Front, Marine Le Pen, is riding high after a record performance in the 2012 presidential election, toning down the provocative rhetoric of her father, and even insisting that her party is no longer "far-right". Have her ideas really gone mainstream, or are the mainstream parties losing their appeal?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Cyril VANIER

FRANCE 24 reporter

Gil MIHAELY

Editor in Chief, Causeur

Raphael LECLERC

Senior Consultant, CSA; Co-Founder, "Délits d'opinions"

Nacira GUENIF

Sociologist; Professor at Paris 8 University

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2016-06-24 Brexit

Britain votes out: What next?

On Thursday’s referendum Britain voted to leave the European Union. This morning David Cameron announced his resignation so the UK is expected to have a new prime minister by...

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2016-06-23 Brexit

Brexit Referendum: Brits hit the polls to decide whether UK should stay or go (part 1)

It’s decision day for the UK as over 46 million people are registered to vote in the Brexit referendum. And in the run-up to voting day the polls have the Leave and Remain camps...

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2016-06-23 Brexit

Brexit Referendum: Brits hit the polls to decide whether UK should stay or go (part 2)

It’s decision day for the UK as over 46 million people are registered to vote in the Brexit referendum. And in the run-up to voting day the polls have the Leave and Remain camps...

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2016-06-22 France

The right to protest? French government makes U-turn after outcry over ban (part 1)

The state of emergency in France, in place since November's terror attacks, and the hosting of the Euro 2016 have put extra strain on the security services. Should this burden be...

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2016-06-22 France

The right to protest? French government makes U-turn after outcry over ban (part 2)

The state of emergency in France, in place since November's terror attacks, and the hosting of the Euro 2016 have put extra strain on the security services. Should this burden be...

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