France in focus

Pantheon: Acknowledging France's great men and women

This week, two women and two men of the French Resistance were inducted into France's famous Pantheon. All four were chosen for having resisted Nazi occupation, a spirit and principles that President François Hollande linked to the nationwide response to the Paris terror attacks in January.


Also, British Prime Minister David Cameron has met Hollande in Paris as part of a whistle-stop tour aimed at renegotiating Britain's relationship with the EU. Cameron has vowed to stage an "in-out" referendum on the issue. So where does that leave bilateral relations?

Finally, the French Open has just started here in Paris. It's the world's biggest clay-court tennis tournament. But have you ever wondered where that famous red dirt comes from? We tell you more.

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