In this edition of The Week in France: A portrait of Cécile Duflot, the rising star of the French green party; after holding back initially, the French are now flocking to get the swine flu vaccine; and an unusual auction held this week in Paris.
Sri Lanka organised Saturday the first vote since the government forces defeated the Tigers three months ago. However, the situation is still unsecured and the country still ethnically divided with 300 000 Tamils detained in refugee camps.
Democrat Howard Dean, the pioneer of cyber political activism, was invited to a Paris talk on revitalizing and upgrading political life. But can the lessons from US presidential campaigns be downloaded in France?