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1 Apr
Patrice Evra, French football coach, and former professional player talk about his mission in Nigeria, Africa, and how he started playing left-back as a professional footballer. Evra who served as captain for both the English football club, Manchester United, and the France national team also talked about his early days at the Manchester United football club.
18 Mar
In mid-January, French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour said that English should no longer be used in EU institutions post-Brexit. However, English remains an official language of both Ireland and Malta. FRANCE 24's Georgina Robertson takes a closer look at what languages are spoken in Brussels.
25 Jan
Bilingual schools across France are struggling to find people who can teach in German as English becomes more popular. A group of parents have set up a recruiting agency to help the government.
15 Sep 2021
11 Aug 2021
It is unpardonable that the website of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, in an Olympic year, and five years after the conclusion of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, has nothing about the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, but is replete with articles related to an event that took place half a decade ago. We can only hope that this lapse and other blunders noted in this video that cost Team Nigeria dearly at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be corrected before the Paris 2024 Olympics.
9 Aug 2021
Despite tougher measures on both sides of the English Channel, asylum-seekers are still trying to make the dangerous crossing from France to the United Kingdom, in an attempt to find a better future.
5 Aug 2021
This was the moment England and Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka walked into a wall of letters from fans.
11 Apr 2021
Pub owners and staff in England are preparing for the reopening of outdoor hospitality on April 12. The landlady of the Crown Inn in Yorkshire says she has ordered more beer and is "praying for fine weather." Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed earlier that from April 12, non-essential retail, gyms, hairdressers and outdoor hospitality will reopen in England.
24 Dec 2020
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas" is a traditional English Christmas carol of unknown origin that is believed to date from the 16th century. It was sung by children in Victorian times as they went about performing carols door to door on Christmas Eve, hoping for sweet rewards.
30 Nov 2020
France wants to vote on a French version of the Brexit deal. But the EU's chief negotiator has confirmed the talks have dragged on for so long there is not enough time for a translation.
15 Nov 2020
Considered non-essential businesses, independent bookshops across England plan new ways to reach their customers during lockdown, and utimately fight the online giant Amazon, with the help of the independant online platform Bookshops.org.
7 Nov 2020
Following a school shooting in Kumba, in south-western Cameroon, traumatised locals mourn the loss of at least seven young lives. Authorities blame English-speaking separatists for the bloodshed. Also, every year a woman's football tournament is held in one part of Algeria in a bid to bring the community together and highlight the importance of women claiming public space. And in a bid to tackle imported food shortages caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, one project in Cotonou is helping people in Benin's capital grow their own in gardens on top of the city's buildings.

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A wave of protests swept across Iran as people went online to express their opposition to the death penalty given to three young Iranians for taking part in demonstrations last year.
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The world is facing its worst food crisis in history. Millions of tonnes of wheat are stuck in Ukraine, worsening an already precarious situation for many countries that depend on exports from the region. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva tells FRANCE 24 Business Editor Kate Moody that only "very strong international mobilisation" will save the lives of millions of people. Also in our update from Davos: EU member states move towards an embargo on Russian oil, but with no consensus on the timeline.
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