Fishing far from home, from Senegal to Brittany
In the western French region of Brittany, Senegalese fishermen board trawlers in the early morning to catch fish for the local markets of Guilvinec and Lorient. They have come to France to work because the fishing sector is in crisis in their home country due to overfishing. Despite immigrating to France, these foreign workers retain strong links with Senegal.
What remains of multicultural France that won 1998 World Cup?
Night of July 12, 1998, That’s when France was crowned the winner of the football World Cup, after beating Brazil 3-0. After the final, 1.5 million people flocked to the Champs-Élysées avenue in Paris to celebrate the victory. “Les Bleus”, a team made up of black, white and North African players, symbolised multicultural France.
France’s disappearing birds
Across France, fields have gone quiet… In 20 years, one-third of the country’s birds have disappeared. Meadow Pipits and Partridges have nearly been wiped out.
Klaus von Dohnányi: "Germany and France have to lead Europe"
“Europe can only survive if Germany and France take the reins together,” said SPD politician Klaus von Dohnányi during an interview with DW.
The inspiration for France's Eurovision song
The Eurovision Song Contest is just around the corner. France's entry is being tipped as one of the favourites. But not everyone likes the true tale of a migrant baby born at sea. Plus, defacing a UNESCO site or creating art in Carcassone? The chateau makeover that's dividing opinion.
Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam on his book 'Europe's India'
Our guest is Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Distinguished Professor at UCLA and professor at the Collège de France in Paris. He has authored numerous books including "Europe's India: Words, People, Empires", which has been translated into French.
Brussels Molenbeek strives to shake negative image
The neighbourhood has struggled with a bad reputation since the attacks in France and Belgium. Bonnevie Centre, a social project, shows that Molenbeek is not a mere hotbed of Islamic terrorism.
Damascus research lab targeted by air strikes sustains major damage
Buildings said to be part of a scientific research centre in the Damascus district of Barzeh were severely damaged following air strikes carried out by the U.S., France and Britain on Saturday (April 14).