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RFI France

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A daily report on France: breaking news, top stories, analysis, trends and more

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English

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Episodes

'I'm dying', say protesting farmers at annual Paris agriculture fair - 29/02/2016

2/29/2016
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This year's annual agriculture fair in Paris is taking place with farmers across France angry at a drop in prices.

Duration: 00:09:20


Rights group fear Front National rise in French regional elections - 27/03/

3/27/2015
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Mainstream parties in last week’s first round of elections in France's départements have urged supporters to turn out in droves to halt the progress of the far-right Front National.

Duration: 00:05:41


First round of France’s departmental elections: the battle for control of P

3/24/2015
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The first round of France’s departmental elections ended with the emergence of a three-party system: the conservative UMP on top, followed by the far right Front National and the ruling ...

Duration: 00:03:41


Socialists downplay losses in first round of French local elections - 23/03

3/22/2015
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After Sunday’s first round of France’s Departmental elections, in which the conservative alliance led by the UMP came out ahead of the far right Front National, each party is spinning the ...

Duration: 00:03:42


Sport - a vector of citizenship - 20/03/2015

3/19/2015
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Candidates in France's departemental elections have up until midnight today to persuade voters to vote them into the second round.

Duration: 00:03:51


France launches its first global gastronomic journey: Goût de / GOOD France

3/18/2015
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More than a thousand chefs around the world are today serving up a French dinner, in celebration of French gastronomy and savoir faire.

Duration: 00:05:05


France's Agriculture Fair promotes Paris region products - 24/02/2015

2/23/2015
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Paris's annual farm show is welcoming visitors and exhibitors from around the country and the continent this week.

Duration: 00:04:11


How climate change impacts agriculture - 23/02/2015

2/22/2015
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France’s annual agricultural fair is this year taking on the issue of climate change. Some 20 percent of France’s greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture.

Duration: 00:04:04


France's Foundation for the memory of the Shoah promotes dialogue in combat

2/19/2015
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Five teenagers who were detained after overturning more than 200 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France last weekend had a clear “anti-Semitic motive,” according to a local ...

Duration: 00:04:31


French Jews consider moving to Israel - 19/02/2015

2/18/2015
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After the attacks in Paris on Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in early January, France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls said "France would no longer be France without its Jews".

Duration: 00:04:31


UNESCO's World Radio Day invites young Syrian radio journalists - 14/02/201

2/13/2015
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Where would we be without radio? It's a cheap and accessible way of getting information out to people, even in the most remote of communities.

Duration: 00:04:57


French teacher on talking to students about Charlie Hebdo attacks - 13/02/2

2/12/2015
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After the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January some French schoolchildren refused to observe the nationwide minute of silence to commemorate the victims.

Duration: 00:04:00


Wikicheese attracts cheese-lovers to Wikipedia in France - 11/02/2015

2/10/2015
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France has hundreds of different kinds of cheeses, and many are documented on Wikipedia, the open-source online encyclopedia. But the articles lack quality photos.

Duration: 00:03:56


French x-Guantanamo prisoner helps youngsters learn from his mistakes - 09/

2/8/2015
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In the third of our reports on radicalisation in French prisons, former Guantanamo inmate Mourad Benchellali talks to RFI about how he avoided turning to radical Islam.

Duration: 00:04:04


Muslim prison chaplains try to fight Islamist radicalisation - 06/02/2015

2/5/2015
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Muslims make up more than half of France’s prison population but there are only 182 Muslim chaplains who can lead prayer sessions and provide spiritual guidance, compared to the nearly 700 ...

Duration: 00:03:41


France fights Islamist radicalisation in prisons - 05/02/2015

2/4/2015
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In the wake of last month's attacks in Paris the French government has made the fight against Islamic radicalisation in prison a priority.

Duration: 00:04:04


Paris Hackathon aims to create apps for refugees - 02/02/2015

2/1/2015
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Dozens of webmasters, designers and computer programmers gathered in Paris last weekend for a "Hackathon" - a race against the clock to develop digital "apps" to help France's ...

Duration: 00:05:30


Higher prices for women, Pink Tax attracts attention of France's women's ri

1/29/2015
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France's finance ministry has said it will investigate the extent of the so-called Pink Tax in France, a phenomenon in which products marketed to women cost more than those for men.

Duration: 00:04:03


Commemorating Auschwitz liberation at French deportation camp - 28/01/2015

1/27/2015
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French President Francois Hollande attended the 70th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz, the largest Nazi death camp, where 75,000 French Jews were sent.

Duration: 00:04:07


French writer Virginie Despentes wins first Anais Nin literature prize - 27

1/26/2015
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The first ever Anais Nin literature prize was awarded yesterday in Paris. A renowned author, Nin was famously quoted as saying, "We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are".

Duration: 00:03:23

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