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Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

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DEBATE

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

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MEDIAWATCH

To smack or not to smack?

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FOCUS

French Muslims refuse to be scapegoats for extremists

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IN THE PAPERS

'Obama needs to provide real answers to Netanyahu's arguments'

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IN THE PAPERS

Hollande: 'We have to tear voters away from the National Front'

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FACE-OFF

French local elections: Far-right National Front in pole position

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ENCORE!

Film Show: 'Citizen Four', 'The Circle' and 'Wolf Totem'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tangerine Dream: Afropolitan star Yemi Alade chats to FRANCE 24

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France 24 Blogs

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Sophie Pilgrim is France24.com’s New York correspondent. She previously wrote ‘The French Observatory’ column from her watchtower in Paris. Join Sophie on ‘Nouvelle York’ as she discovers a new world of curiosities in the US.

Nouvelle York

Four years after DSK, what became of the Sofitel housekeeper?

Revelations in a Lille courtroom this week suggest that Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s “libertine” lifestyle left a longer trail of victims than he might have realised. …

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Stacie Fleming, executive editor and founder of Paris Girl Couture, is an American fashion journalist living in Paris. She chronicles the latest trends from the runway, shares her secret finds and favorite boutiques in Paris, dishes the supermodel go...

Paris Girl Couture

Spring/Summer 2015 Couture Trend Report

In the front row for all things fashion The Spring/Summer 2015 haute couture shows recently wrapped up in Paris. From floral embellishments to …

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Leela Jacinto is an award-winning international news reporter who has doggedly pursued stories across the globe. Along the way, she has harangued some officials, wined and dined with others, but has always kept her eyes on what's in it for ordinary f...

Newshounding the World

Jordan’s warrior king ‘suits up’ to fight ISIS – on Twitter

Photographs of Jordan’s King Abdullah suited up in full combat gear, apparently ready to personally take on ISIS, appeared on Twitter this week. They seemed too good to …

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FRANCE 24's Caroline Clarkson works on the ticker desk on the TV side of FRANCE 24. Breaking news is what she does, in both French and English. In this blog she gives her point of view on one of the stories she has covered on the ticker - but this ti...

Breaking down the news

France’s integration model: Problems in schools ‘nothing new’

After it emerged that some French schoolchildren did not respect a minute’s silence for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the emphasis is now on shoring up “Republican …

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The German Marshall Fund of the United States is a non-partisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting better understanding and cooperation between North America and Europe on transatlantic and global issues. This b...

Transatlantic Take

Why Is Turkey Increasing Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean?

Why has Turkey escalated tensions at this moment, when the two Cypriot leaders have begun renewed, albeit wearisome, efforts to find a solution to the division of the …

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France inspires the world's imagination, but what inspires the French? FRANCE 24 journalist Joseph Bamat homes in on the French trends, big and small, that you should know about. From best sellers and chart toppers to opinion leaders and political co...

The Fuss in France

What the French got this Christmas: 2013 consumer trends

After struggling with recession in the first three months of 2013, France’s economy was finally picking up speed as the year came to a close. A look at who cashed in from …

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Catherine Nicholson presents the news and Culture on France 24, and reports from the field on events from the Cannes film festival, to street demos and court cases. This blog is a personal view on some of the events and details that don't quite make...

The newsroom... and beyond

More Culture bites: Meeting Mandela (sort-of)

The stars of the new film "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" come to Paris for a red carpet premiere: your France 24 friends grill them on accents, icons, and Africa …

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I am a communication professional. Digital communication consultancy is the area of my expertise. Early adopter with a forward critical thinking, I advise clients, accompany them in their digital transformation projects and assist them to grow their...

The Digital Disruption

Get exclusive digital news and predictions

What digital brings to Society, Economy and Politics? Is it all about newness? What Digital comes up with? What digital brings to Society, Economy …

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The World Buzz is a blog produced by the students and faculty from the Division of Global Affairs (DGA) at Rutgers University (http://dga.rutgers.edu/), a top-ranking U.S. research institution located in New Jersey. A distinguished graduate program,...

The World Buzz

Fear, Cynicism and Counterterrorism

This post continues my previous discussion with a look at the vicious cycle of fear and cynicism that often dominates Americans’ thoughts about terrorism, and how the …

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While Paris can boast some great goodies but oldies, FRANCE 24 journalist Rachel Holman takes a look at what charms the city has to offer beyond the Eiffel Tower. From everyone's favourite dive bar to the beauty of Belleville, 'Flipside' gives an unc...

The Flipside of Paris

Row, row, row your boat

Summer in Paris has so far been a dreary affair. It’s basically been a long stretch of grey days and rainy weather. So, just in case you’ve forgotten what to do in the …

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FRANCE 24's International Affairs Editor, Douglas Herbert, cut his journalistic teeth as a print reporter in Russia in the topsy-turvy early 90s, after the Communist collapse. Over a 20-year career, including a long stint at CNN in New York and Londo...

Which reminds me…

Algeria, 50 years on: No commemoration here

The Algerian War is one of those historical episodes that everyone seems to talk about in France – but only in a way that skims the surface. France and Algeria are at …

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FRANCE 24 journalist Nicola Hebden has lived in Paris for two years, taking part in and observing what its wonderful international community has to offer. A Brit Abroad looks at what British people are doing to get involved, from charity events to gi...

A Brit Abroad

The best of British blogs in Paris

There's a veritable abundance of blogs about Paris - its nightlife, museums, restaurants, music scene. And Brits seem to have cracked the magical formula for blogging …

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