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Latest update : 2018-02-23

Giving a voice to the homeless in France

In this edition we're looking into the issue of homelessness. While the plight of homeless people is by no means new or limited to France, authorities here are struggling to meet the challenge, leaving NGOs to pick up the slack. That starts with something as basic as counting the number of people living rough. We take a closer look at these men and women's stories, and at their daily life on the street.

>> On France24.com: Counting the homeless on the streets of Paris

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Camille FEVRIER , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Nadia CHARBIT

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2018-06-15 France

The Jewish community's place in French society

France is home to the largest Jewish community in Europe. But their quest for a place in French society has been a turbulent one. In some towns, the Jewish population has been...

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2018-06-08 architecture

Standing the test of time: Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

In this week's edition, we're at one of the most visited places in the French capital: Notre Dame de Paris. We show you around this magnificent Gothic cathedral and tell you...

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2018-06-01 France

Drinking water: What goes down the drain?

This week we’re talking about a mundane yet vital issue: drinking water! Each year, France loses 1.3 trillion liters of water, which is the equivalent of 430,000 Olympic swimming...

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2018-05-18 France

French and noble in 2018: What remains of France's aristocracy?

This week we're at the Château de Courson, a stunning 17th-century property. It's the perfect backdrop for this week's show because we're talking about the French nobility. It's...

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2018-05-11 France

May 68: When France took a stand

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of May 68 in France. It started as a student movement, but quickly turned into a full-blown political and generational clash. This period...

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