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Nature under threat: Arresting pictures from Wildlife Photography Awards

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Protecting heritage land against mining companies

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US tops list of most competitive economies

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South African musician Bongeziwe Mabandla on his 'urban African folk'

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Reshuffle and a televised act of contrition for Macron

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Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

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Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy on the red carpet in Paris

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The dictator hunter: Reed Brody on bringing despots to justice

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France explores alternatives to prison

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Competition, economic combat, merciless confrontation between companies, states... Presented by Markus Karlsson, every Saturday at 9.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-06-28

Economic warfare on the silver screen

It's a battle that is playing out on a silver screen near you. In this edition of the show we take a look at the soft power of cinema. How can culture and film boost a country’s economic interests? A team from France 24 was at the Cannes Film Festival to find out.

By Markus KARLSSON

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1970-01-01 Beyond Business

Winning the Games: What's the recipe for Olympic success?

The Olympics is a giant shop window for the host nation, providing priceless publicity.

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1970-01-01 Beyond Business

Weed and work: Could cannabis legalisation bring an economic jolt?

The debate on whether to legalise marijuana, and the health hazards associated with the drug, is a divisive one, and there are many strong opinions. But in recent years there's...

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1970-01-01 Beyond Business

Interest before profit: Making money by saving the world

The private sector is increasingly entering the humanitarian field, flipping the conventional model on how to make a buck.

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1970-01-01 Beyond Business

Race of ideas: is the US pulling away from France?

French intellectuals have helped to shape critical thought and Western philosophy. And France and French academic institutions used to attract thinkers from around the world. But...

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1970-01-01 Beyond Business

Knowledge is money: Business intelligence changes Burkina Faso's cotton industry

”Knowledge is power” is a well-known saying. But knowledge is also money. In Burkina Faso, West Africa, business intelligence is key for the local cotton industry.

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