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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-12-22

A climate of political defiance in run up to France's 2017 presidential election

After the victory of Donald Trump and Brexit yea-sayers – has the time now come also for France’s Marine Le Pen? Pleased by the outcome in the US presidential election, the French far right is enjoying a similar phenomenon: The rejection of traditional parties and, more generally, the political elite as a whole. Some citizens' movements are now trying to gain control and invent new ways of doing politics. Our reporters went to find out more about the political forces vying for voters' attention.

A programme prepared by Elom Marcel Toble and Jessica Sestili.

By Adel GASTEL , Jonathan WALSH , Josh VARDEY

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2018-09-21 Focus

Britain’s Labour Party: No home for Jews?

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is gearing up for its annual conference. This past summer has been dominated by toxic allegations of anti-Semitism at all levels in the...

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2018-09-20 Focus

Austria restricts immigration and hampers integration

Immigration is on the menu as EU leaders gather in the Austrian city of Salzburg. But the issue is also high on the domestic agenda. Austria's coalition government, made up of...

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2018-09-19 Focus

Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

In 2015, a political crisis in Burundi sparked deadly violence. Since then, more than 400,000 Burundians have fled the country, some of them to Kenya. But even there, many still...

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2018-09-18 Focus

Mexico's seaweed invasion: Disaster or opportunity?

This summer, Mexico's Caribbean coast has looked nothing like a dream holiday destination. Dozens of tons of algae have been covering the turquoise waters and soft sandy beaches...

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2018-09-17 Focus

Spaniards divided over future of Franco monument

On September 13, Spanish lawmakers approved a controversial decree to exhume the remains of the late dictator Francisco Franco. He is buried at a giant basilica near Madrid which...

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