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'No woman has ever decided on a whim to get an abortion'

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Every morning, FRANCE 24 speaks to a key business, social or cultural player, or a leading voice in the field of humanitarian action, sport or science. From Monday to Friday at 8.40 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-04-04

Comedian Paul Taylor: 'French people have a good sense of humour'

Laughing at the French propensity to go on strike at the drop of a hat, or the absolute panic that rocked the country at the notion of a potential butter crisis, Paul Taylor makes a living mocking his adopted home and its citizens. And as he explains, the French do enjoy seeing their peculiarities highlighted to them. The British comedian also gives us his views on the differences in gender equality and indeed sexual harassment on the streets of Paris compared to other places he has visited.

By Eve IRVINE

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2018-05-25 abortion

'No woman has ever decided on a whim to get an abortion'

As Ireland holds a landmark referendum on whether to change the country's strict abortion laws, FRANCE 24 speaks to Jennifer Donnelly, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist...

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2018-05-23 space

Are there other universes like ours?

Until recently, popular scientific theory held that the universes around us all had very different laws of physics, that they were constantly expanding and were possibly infinite...

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2018-05-22 Emmanuel Macron

'Macron sees high earners as key to getting the French economy moving again'

This Tuesday sees another day of strikes across France, this time led by civil servants. President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to cull their numbers by 120,000 by 2022. Work...

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2018-05-21 Digital

'The internet is like water, we need to help children understand how to swim'

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on May 25. The idea is to make sure users know what data is being collected from them, plus when and how that...

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2018-05-18 India

Violence against women in India: 'A lot needs to be done to better enforce the law'

India is reeling from a rise in violent attacks on women. From 2012 to 2016, reported rapes of children more than doubled, and in the past month alone there were at least three...

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