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Interested in France? Let us be your ears and eyes on the ground. Hosts Sarah Elzas and Alison Hird take you beyond the baguette, to hear from the people who make France what it is, and who want to change it - to give you a fuller picture of this country at the heart of Europe. Spotlight on France is a weekly podcast, in English, from Radio France International, out Thursdays.
 
Are you getting ready for a trip to Paris? Provence? Normandy? On this podcast we have conversations about France: we share trip reports, chat with tour guides, share tips on French culture, the basics of French history, explain how to be savvy traveler in France, and share our love of French food, wine and destinations in France. And because this show has been around for a while, we also had time to share language tips, every-day life in France, and tips for those who are considering moving ...
 
Black Entrepreneur Experience uncovers the brilliance, boldness and business acumen behind successful Black Entrepreneurs all over the globe. It is a show created for aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners or startup founders. Black Entrepreneur Experience can be any strategy, wisdom, idea that will ignite, empower and provoke more African Americans (Blacks, African Diaspora) to join the entrepreneurial journey. Invoking a movement to stimulate our communities to move towards business ...
 
Mr.Franchise is a podcast all about film series. Together with my guests (ranging from working actors to good old fashioned film fans) we praise, compare, contrast and lambaste our way through sequels , remakes and films that exist with in cinematic universes. Theme music cred to : https://soundcloud.com/jakekaszas & https://sunsetryders.bandcamp.com
 
Our Advanced French weekly program will allow you to listen to a normal speed conversation in real everyday French spoken in France. You will not only improve your oral and reading comprehension of the language, you will also be more attuned to the French mind and way of regarding at the news. Each week our engaging hosts will share with you their views on international and French events and help you think and feel as a native French.
 
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Last call for drinks at the bar after 10pm in Paris. The tightening of Covid restrictions even stricter in Marseille where both bars and restaurants are shut for two weeks as of this Saturday. Predictably, the natives are not pleased. The UK also making it last orders at 10pm. The further tightening of Covid restrictions. Accompanied like in France…
 
France and the United States have been allies for centuries. Despite the mutual affection and fascination, they can also rub each other up the wrong way. How much of this is due to subtleties getting lost in translation and how much of it is because of fundamental cultural differences? In this episode of French Connections Plus, Florence Villeminot…
 
Spotlight on France is back, bringing you stories from France ‘beyond the baguette’. We have a brand-new line-up of stories and interviews, taking you around France as it's struggling with a resurgence of Covid-19 cases and trying to get back on its feet economically. New episodes every two weeks, starting Thursday 1 October. Find us wherever you g…
 
If you like Cooking the Books, you should also check out The Pivot Pod. It’s my other podcast, focused on helping small businesses through the carnage of Covid-19. Whether you’re a side hustler, a small business owner, or you just find that area interesting. Come and have a chat with me and industry leaders, on how small business can not just survi…
 
Today, Annie Sargent brings you a conversation with Elyse Rivin about the Route des Fromages AOP d’Auvergne. The word Auvergne designates an old French province around its capital Clermont-Ferrand. Today it is part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and it is just a little west of Lyon and the Alps. This episode features our frequent and very popul…
 
In 1659, the Treaty of the Pyrenees was signed, putting an end to the war between France and Spain. More than two centuries later, under Napoleon III, a total of 602 boundary stones were put in place to mark out the Franco-Spanish border. Each of them has a story to tell. The demarcation line was then used as a crossing point for merchants and smug…
 
It's up to the UK to break the Brexit deadlock, despite the potential economic hit to France and the EU from a no-deal outcome when the transition period ends on December 31. So says France's newly-appointed Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune. He tells FRANCE 24's Europe editor Catherine Nicholson that neither France nor the EU…
 
In this edition we speak to author Tatiana de Rosnay about her new book "Flowers of Darkness", which explores how AI tampers with love, sex and art. Also, Hollywood is going through one of the most volatile periods in the history of the movie industry in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. New virtual production techniques, however, are being adopte…
 
Alison Sargent talks us through the big winners from this year's virtual Emmy awards, and we check out the new series from the creators of hit series "Fauda". Writer Moshe Zonder has plunged himself into the thorny relationship between Israel and Iran for the show "Tehran", with fascinating results. Plus, we take a look at Luca Guadagnino's immersi…
 
The French overseas territory of Guadeloupe is among the locations placed on maximum alert over a spike in new coronavirus infections. Bars and restaurants must shut down from Saturday. The new restrictive measures deal a heavy blow to the Caribbean islands' tourism industry, already hard hit by the pandemic. Plus, Germany is running a five-year pi…
 
Uncle Ben's rice has rebranded as Ben's Original. The brand announced the name and logo change in an effort to eliminate racist imagery. Following the Black Lives Matter movement, other brands have made similar changes. Meanwhile in France, new restrictive measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 have been met with a backlash. Demonstrations will be…
 
The UK is setting up a new support programme to help those in its workforce that have been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. It may not be as generous as its previous furlough scheme, but the government says it needs to adapt to changing and evolving circumstances - and save those jobs it can. Also in the show: US unemployment claims rose…
 
She personified the spirit and style of post-war Paris with a career spanning more than seven decades. Tributes are being paid to the actress and singing icon Juliette Gréco, who has died aged 93. Music critic Marjorie Hache tells us about her legacy. Also on the programme, the new exhibition from leading artist chameleon Cindy Sherman and the new …
 
TikTok has asked a federal court to block the Trump administration from banning it on app stores. Initially delayed by the US government, the download ban could go into effect next Sunday after President Donald Trump threw a deal between TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance and US giants Oracle and Walmart into doubt, refusing to accept any Chinese own…
 
On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, the 49ers trounced the Jets and yet it still felt like a loss. What changed with Jimmy G during his much improved first-half performance? What’s going on with Mike McGlinchey? And how do the 49ers move forward after suffering a number of key injuries? All that, plus Robert Saleh mixing up coverag…
 
We're back baby, just in time to usher in what may be the last blockbuster of the year! Dan Ferrari joins Mr.F to discuss the twists turns and mix em ups of Tenet. They pull out all the stops with a special announcement thrown in for good measureRate, Like , Subscribe and find us on:Twitter @MrfranchisepodItunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Soundcloud + Man…
 
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