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See you in court: Washington state sues Monsanto over chemical pollution

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Film show: 'Detroit', 'Kingsman 2', 'Beauty and the Dogs'

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Meeting Mohammad Alqadi, the Palestinian marathon man

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Deep divisions on display as NAFTA renegotiation talks end

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Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

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Four killed in Togo clashes after religious leader arrested

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EYE ON AFRICA

Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

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'Trump is the most powerful unifying force the Democrats could imagine'

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'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stand on domestic violence

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Latest update : 2016-12-23

The year in review: The highs and lows of 2016

© France 24

This week we take look at the key events that marked France in 2016 and look ahead to what’s to come in 2017. The 12-month review covers both highs and lows, including the deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice which was followed by a period of national mourning. Then, we take a look at what’s in the cards for 2017, a year during which the presidential election could very well become an historic event. Finally, we go through the cultural events to watch out for as the new year rolls around.

By Tom BURGES WATSON , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Joanna COCKERELL , Sonia BARITELLO , Camille FEVRIER , Georges YAZBECK

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2017-10-13 traffic

Paris, the city of love, lights and... traffic jams

The French capital may be known as the city of lights, but for many who live here it’s also the city of "embouteillages", or traffic jams. And that's nothing new. Cars first...

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2017-10-06 Vaccine

Vaccinations: Separating fact from fiction

This week we’re examining a new French government initiative, which is set to see the policy of immunisation tightened. France is making it a legal requirement for parents to...

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2017-09-29 health

Facing up to the challenges of autism

This week we're looking into France’s attitude to a complex issue: autism. Around 1 in 100 children are diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders in France and the...

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2017-09-15 Brexit

France vs Brexit Britain: Who will come out on top?

This week, we bring you a special edition on what Brexit means for France. How will it affect the tens of thousands of British people living in France, and the many more French...

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2017-09-08 France

Backstage at France's busiest airports

In this edition we're going behind the scenes of France's biggest air transport hubs. We meet air traffic controllers and police at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, and chat to...

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