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Latest update : 2016-03-03

Just how powerful are French trade unions?

FRENCH CONNECTIONS - Thurs. 03.03.16: French trade unions have the reputation of being very powerful. Join us as we explore where their power lies and whether it will last in the future.

By Florence VILLEMINOT

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2016-06-30 French culture

Take a break: France’s love affair with vacations

FRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 30.06.16: With a minimum of 30 days of paid leave per year, French people have the reputation of being on holiday a lot. What do they do with these...

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2016-06-23 France

Baccalaureate: The hardest high school exam in the world?

FRENCH CONNECTIONS, Thurs. 23.06.16: This week we focus on a rite of passage for French teenagers: sitting the Baccalaureate, the national school-leaving exam commonly known as...

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2016-06-16 music

The evolution of French music. And Johnny Hallyday.

FRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 16.06.16: June 21st marks the annual celebration of music. During the ‘Fête de la musique’, pros and amateurs show off their talent and rock crowds...

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2016-06-09 France

France: Fashion capital of the world?

Shona Bhattacharyya steps in for Flo to analyse the underlying issues of the main controversies in France by replacing them in their political and historical context in order to...

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2016-06-03 France

France: A paradise for civil servants?

FRENCH CONNECTIONS - Thurs. 02.06.16: France is famous, or rather infamous, for its never-ending red tape. The country is said to be a civil servants’ paradise. These...

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