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15 Apr 2023
Our guest not only moved from New York to Paris without speaking any French, but has now become a stand-up comedian here in France, managing to perform in both English and French. Sebastian Marx has created a one-man show based on taking the mickey out of the French – both the language and the culture.
13 Apr 2023
Fresh clashes erupt near the eastern Congolese city of Goma as an armed vigilante group attacks M23 rebel positions. Also, African migrants in Tunisia say they don't know where to turn, following months of widespread discrimination and attacks against them. Finally, we meet Ghanaian artist Joseph Kojo Hoggar as he continues to wow international collectors with his interpretations of Old Masters.
12 Apr 2023
From the dynamic collaboration between iconic pop artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol to the vicious rivalry between French impressionist painters Édouard Manet and Edgar Degas, "Encore!" takes you to Paris's top exhibitions of the moment.
9 Apr 2023
The coffin of Pharaoh Ramses II arrived in Paris and was unveiled on Monday, on a rare loan where it will be exhibited until September. After its first trip to France for restoration in 1976-77, the coffin of Ramses is returning for a temporary exhibit while the mummy remains in Egypt.
4 Apr 2023
Voters in Paris overwhelmingly approved of outlawing the e-scooters. However, fewer than one in 10 chose to cast a ballot. The city government said it would nevertheless treat the result as binding.
29 Mar 2023
The French government's decision to force through its pension reform has sparked angry demonstrations across the country, with many videos of chaos in Paris circulating online. However, as credible as they may seem, some of these videos have been taken out of context, as Emerald Maxwell explains.
21 Mar 2023
In March 2020, Paris emptied as the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced. City dwellers fled and sought refuge in the countryside. Three years later, what has become of those Parisians who embarked on a new way of life? And how has the arrival of these "neo-rurals" affected the local landscape? Our team went looking for the answers in the Perche regional park in north-western France, an area where many Parisians have settled.
21 Mar 2023
France's government decided to bypass the lower house of parliament with contested pension reforms. The snap decision came moments before a planned vote, sparking fury inside and outside of parliament.
19 Mar 2023
The French pension reform has sparked angry demonstrations across France, with many videos of chaos in Paris circulating online. However, as credible as they could seem, some of these videos have been taken out of context, as Emerald Maxwell explains.
18 Mar 2023
We look at how the French press is covering the fact that trash is piling up in Paris, as garbage workers go on strike over pension reforms. We also find out about this Monday's parliamentary debate on France's nuclear future.
17 Mar 2023
They are amongst the millions of people who have taken to the streets since January to protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform, which proposes raising the retirement age from 62 to 64. More than 7,000 tons of trash had piled up on streets across the city as of Wednesday, per The Guardian.
4 Mar 2023
The House of Dior turns over vast sums of money for luxury giant LVMH, but high-end fashion can never be just about the cash: it's also about world-leading artistry. In her spring-summer 2023 collection, Dior's artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri pays homage to the elegant modernity of the Black Parisian jazz stars of the 1920s, in particular Joséphine Baker. Meanwhile, fashion historian and curator Olivier Saillard celebrates the humble wardrobe of his late mother by transforming it with haute couture techniques.

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