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Breakthrough In Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul and dismantle nuclear sites

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Rapper I-NZ's 'This is Iraq': When music gets political

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Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

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Film show: 'The Sisters Brothers' and 'Leave No Trace'

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IN THE PRESS

Stormy Daniels's X-rated book attacks Trump's presidency - and manhood

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PERSPECTIVE

Polar explorer Sebastian Copeland on the 'urgency' of climate change awareness

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BUSINESS DAILY

US-China trade war deepens as Beijing calls for global support

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EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty warns of 'horrific' violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions

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Maduro: Let them eat steak

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YOU ARE HERE

From young apprentices to accomplished craftsmen, from farmers to Michelin-starred chefs... We meet the people who keep French heritage alive. Saturday at 7.20 am. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2017-04-21

Backstage at the ballet: Paris's Opera Garnier

The Opera Garnier in Paris is a living monument to classical dance in France. For generations, ballet dancers have appeared on its stage, transfixing audiences. But the Opera's magic would be nothing without the army of workers backstage, who sew and embroider costumes, create headgear and dress the performers. FRANCE 24 takes you to meet them.

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2018-09-14 You are here

From Biscarrosse to Biarritz: A journey along France's Atlantic coast

FRANCE 24 takes you on a journey along France's southern Atlantic coast, from Biscarrosse to Biarritz. We travel along 140 kilometres of forest, sand dunes and beaches to meet...

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2018-09-07 You are here

The Gulf of Bonifacio: Corsica's island paradise

France's largest nature reserve is located in southern Corsica. The Bouches de Bonifacio reserve is home to a wide variety of Mediterranean marine life and has to be protected...

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2018-08-31 You are here

The locks and barges of France's Canal du Midi

Built in the 17th century and located in southern France, the Canal du Midi is one of Europe's oldest canals still in operation and a UNESCO World Heritage site. For a long time,...

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2018-06-22 You are here

France's Pelagos sanctuary, a haven for whales and dolphins

It's a stretch of the Mediterranean, almost as big as Portugal, where humans and marine life co-exist underwater. The Pelagos sanctuary, off the southern coast of France, is...

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2018-06-18 You are here

France's Basque country, where singing is sacred

In France’s south-western Basque country, singing is sacred. In almost every household, respect for this tradition is passed down from generation to generation. The elders set...

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