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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Pantheon: Acknowledging France's great men and women

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#TECH 24

One heart, one tree: An app that bridges tech and the environment

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FOCUS

Immigration, an American paradox

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REPORTERS

Video - Abu Azrael: ‘Iraq’s Rambo’

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#THE 51%

Brave women of history: French Resistance Heroines inducted into Pantheon

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ENCORE!

Edith Piaf tribute's encore run, and jazz festival season in full swing

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

Breaking up with the EU: Brexit or Fixit?

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YOU ARE HERE

Baccarat, the crystal of princes and presidents

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Breaking News

Left-wing parties on top in first round of French parliamentary vote

Left-wing parties and their allies secured 47.1% of the votes in the first round of France’s parliamentary elections on Sunday while the UMP and its right-wing allies garnered 35.4%, according to preliminary figures from the Ipsos polling agency. The far-right National Front took 13.4% of the vote. Turnout was estimated to be slightly lower than in 2007.

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