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Miniji - Gwendal View Series

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France

Gwendal explains some of the basics of saiboat racing, including what the various signal flags mean, how to reach the starting line correctly, and how to pass the buoys according to the rules.

Miniji - Patrick View Series

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France

Competitors are taking part in the "Championnat de Bretagne de Miniji" (Brittany Miniji Championship) in Roscoff, a small port in Brittany. It's a sailing race that is similar to the America's Cup but with smaller boats especially designed for people with disability. The competitors had to abandon this round due to lack of wind.

Actus Quartier - Bêtes de scène ? View Series

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France

People on the street are asked their opinions about including animals in circuses. Most people object to the practice, but some are undecided.

Le Figaro - Elle a banni le sucre pendant un an - Part 2 View Series

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France

Danièle Gerkens, who decided to give up sugar for a year, discovered some unexpected benefits on her health. She claims that she looks younger, feels healthier, and is free of cravings, but she cautions that everyone reacts differently. You can read another interview with her here.

Le Figaro - Elle a banni le sucre pendant un an - Part 1 View Series

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France

Danièle Gerkens, a journalist working for Elle magazine, decided to eliminate sugar from her diet for a year. She related her experience in her book Zéro Sucre, explaining that sugar is indeed an addiction, similar to a drug addiction. Are you ready to give up your sweet tooth?

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 5 View Series

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France

Rokhaya Diallo draws a parallel between incidents of racial discrimination and police brutality in the United States and similar incidents in French suburbs. She notes that young people are mobilizing and becoming more politically engaged in the aftermath of the infamous Théo case.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 4 View Series

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France

Activist, journalist, and documentary filmmaker Rokhaya Diallo talks about racial tensions between the police and young people in French working-class suburbs. She calls for better police training and more accountability to prevent violence against young people of color.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 3 View Series

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France

Many residents of Aulnay-sous-Bois have been reporting instances of police hostility in the town. In this segment, journalists show testimonies gathered from residents to a police official, who hopes that both sides will be able to rise above the situation and seek a permanent solution.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 1 View Series

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France

Journalists spent a week in Aulnay-sous-Bois interviewing young people about ongoing issues and clashes with the police. In the Cité des Trois Mille district, which includes 3,000 public housing units, cultural and sporting organizations are stepping in to make up for the lack of public services.

Micro-Trottoirs - Rêves et cauchemars View Series

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France

"Micro-Trottoirs" is interested in people's dreams and nightmares. Accounts range from pleasant dreams of swimming with dolphins to terrifying nightmares of people being amputated.

Watt’s In - Maître Gims : J'me Tire Interview Exclu View Series

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France

The twenty-seven-year-old rapper Maître Gims talks about a change of direction in his career path. He decided to leave his rap group Sexion d'Assaut to sing solo for a while. He assures us that it's an amicable agreement and that he is looking forward to spreading his wings.

Cap 24 - Paris 2ème : Alessandro joue le Pique-assiette! View Series

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France

Alessandro becomes a pique-assiette (freeloader, literally "plate-stealer") for a day with his friend Marc Antoine who takes him to rue Montorgueil in the second arrondissement of Paris. What's the big attraction? Friendly shopkeepers give out free food and wine samples daily.

Cap 24 - Les grandes gueules et leurs recettes, vu par Alessandro View Series

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France

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Alessandro visits with some chefs on the occasion of the launch of their book, "Les Grandes gueules et leurs recettes" (Big Mouths and Their Recipes). They take their profession very seriously and are perfectionists like the famous Vatel, King Louis XIV's chef, who was so distraught when a seafood delivery was delayed that he ran a sword through his stomach. Modern chefs need to keep their sense of humor. They are, thankfully, no longer at the mercy of a powerful king, but the Internet can be just as unforgiving.

Alsace 20 - La chronique Mode de Caroline: mode éthique View Series

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France

In this Alsace Vingt episode, Caroline interviews eco-friendly clothes designer Louise Geber, who owns a store in Strasbourg. There, you will be able to shop for fashionable garments and help the environment at the same time. To find out more, visit the store's website, www.vetementbio.com.

Le Québec parle - aux Français - Part 11 View Series

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Canada, France

Oliver concludes this eleven-part series with a visit to Fort Chambry, where French and British armies fought over new Canadian territories. How did this affect the present? Olivier leaves us to draw our own conclusions and assures us that he is fond of the Québécois as much as they are fond of him. He shares his final impressions of Quebec in a lovely song at the end.

Le Québec parle - aux Français - Part 10 View Series

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Canada, France

Quebec's current relationship with France is complex. French politicians tend to tread carefully regarding Quebec's sovereignty. For many years France adopted a policy of "neither indifference nor interference," a more neutral stance somewhere between a hands-off policy (which could be seen as complete abandonment) and an overly intrusive relationship. Sarkozy moved away from that policy, but his successor Hollande revived it.

Le Québec parle - aux Français - Part 9 View Series

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Canada, France

Quebec may never answer the vexing question: Should Quebec remain part of Canada or not? While opinions are divided, Quebecois don't necessarily show the same passion as the French when debating hot issues.

Le Québec parle - aux Français - Part 7 View Series

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Canada, France

In part seven of this series on Quebec, Olivier focuses on something that is dear to the hearts of many Québécois: the majestic Saint Lawrence River. He also explores their relationship with money and the way they conduct business. Olivier asks whether it's easier to do business in Quebec or in France. Quebec, it seems, offers more opportunities for companies, with fewer regulations and restrictions, while France remains a very productive country despite the thirty-five-hour workweek.

Le Québec parle - aux Français - Part 6 View Series

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Canada, France

In part 6 of "Le Québec parle aux Français," the interviewees compare and contrast the immigrant situation in France and Quebec. France, being a smaller country, creates additional pressure for immigrants, while in Quebec, immigrants do rather well. Later, Olivier treats us to a little song he wrote himself.

Le Québec parle - aux Français - Part 5 View Series

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Canada, France

French Canada is a cultural mosaic that is still exploring its identity. Some French Canadians feel more American than French, while others feel more of an allegiance to their French roots. Somehow, a Quebecois nation is emerging out of all this, but not without some growing pains.

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