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Debra Granik: 'There aren't many women who love making films about blood and gore'

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Medical breakthrough? Researchers find way to tackle Alzheimer's

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Jihadists, but no terror attacks: The case of Italy

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A controversial pastor in Haiti, pollution in Casablanca, and more

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Photojournalist Reza: 'Children are now the best photographers'

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Tanzania investigates ferry disaster which killed at least 227

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Presidential parody: The unofficial Elysée shop

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Iran under pressure: Tehran vows retaliation after Ahvaz attack

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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 : 2017-09-08

Taking the scenic route: France's Great Alpine Road

FRANCE 24 takes you to discover the Great Alpine Road, a series of 16 French mountain passes. It stretches 684 kilometres from Thonon-les-Bains, in the heart of the mountains, to Menton, on the Mediterranean coast. The road is popular with motorcyclists, who take in pit stops known as "Napoleon refuges". Among those who live here are farmers and woodcutters. And in the town of Briançon, military barracks are being turned into residences with spectacular views of the mountains.

By FRANCE 24

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2018-09-21 You are here

Yes they cancan: Backstage at the Moulin Rouge

Its dancers, costumes and music have dazzled spectators since 1889. Today, the Moulin Rouge still attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, curious to enter this...

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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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