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Latest update : 2014-08-27

Hollande's Last Chance: Can Weakened President Reform Without Left Flank?

It may be the boldest move of his troubled tenure as French president. François Hollande has cut off the left wing of his Socialist party with a surprise cabinet reshuffle that follows some very public displays of disaffection by his former economy minister Arnaud Montebourg. For many, this is his last chance to reform before the 2017 presidential election. At a time when Europe faces anaemic growth and the threat of deflation, can the new French government speak with one voice on stimulus?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Corinne NARASSIGUIN

Spokesperson for the French Socialist Party

Peter GUMBEL

British Journalist, Author of "France's Got Talent"

Vincent MARTIGNY

Lecturer, Ecole Polytechnique

Alexis POULIN

Director of Euractiv France

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2015-07-30 migrants

Europe's blame game: Finger-pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 2)

Just three hours from Paris, the port town of Calais has become a symbol of Europe's worsening migrant crisis. "The Jungle", a series of shanty towns full of desperate migrants...

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2015-07-30 migrants

Europe's blame game: Finger-pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 1)

Just three hours from Paris, the port town of Calais has become a symbol of Europe's worsening migrant crisis. "The Jungle", a series of shanty towns full of desperate migrants...

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2015-07-29 Iran

The allure of trade: French foreign minister seeking closer ties with Tehran (part 2)

Once the lone voice of dissent on the Iran nuclear deal, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius was in Tehran this Wednesday, seeking to smooth over any strains created by...

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2015-07-29 Iran

The allure of trade: French foreign minister seeking closer ties with Tehran (part 1)

Once the lone voice of dissent on the Iran nuclear deal, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius was in Tehran this Wednesday, seeking to smooth over any strains created by...

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2015-07-28 Africa

Obama's Africa legacy: US president warns against 'cancer of corruption' (part 2)

It's time for the world to reboot its view of Africa. That was the message to the continent's leaders when Barack Obama addressed the African Union this Tuesday. His speech...

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