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PERSPECTIVE

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 : 2018-06-14

'More women should be playing and watching football'

With all eyes on Russia as the World Cup kicks off, in Perspective we spoke to one of the leading lights of French women's football. After several seasons at Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais, Laura Georges spent the past six months playing for Bayern Munich. Just a few weeks ago she announced that she's hanging up her football boots for the final time at the age of 33.

By Thomas WATERHOUSE

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2018-06-19 William HILDERBRANDT

Grandmas Project: 'Their history was passed down through food'

In today's Perspective we meet Jonas Pariente. He is the founder of Grandmas Project, a website that compiles videos of recipes and stories from grandmothers around the world,...

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2018-06-18 William HILDERBRANDT

Charitable donations: 'By 2024, we believe giving will be the norm'

In today's Perspective we spoke to tech entrepreneur Alexandre Mars, a man sometimes called the French Bill Gates. His mission is to boost the effectiveness of charitable...

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2018-06-15 Thomas WATERHOUSE

Rose Bakery founder on the love affair between the English and teatime

Be it a moist Victoria sponge, a fruit crumble with custard or a scone dripping in jam and cream, English cakes and puddings have long made mouths water. Back in 2002, one woman...

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2018-06-13 Eve IRVINE

'When I first started going to North Korea it was much more isolated'

Katharina Zellweger, who lived in North Korea for five years and still visits regularly, gave us her take on the Singapore summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. "I see...

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