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The main criticism of sports media is the lack of substance and integrity. We Made It Podcast is built around these two important factors. A non-biased journey into international football with no fear and no rules. We cover the topics the major publications would not dare touch some heavy and some light hearted but always with the truth in mind.
 
A scathing criticism of social climbing underlies this unsettling story by Frances Eleanor Trollope, sister-in-law to Anthony and daughter-in-law to Frances Milton Trollope. Published in 1876, A Charming Fellow is a serious exploration of a bitterly unhappy marriage and its consequences, as seen through the eyes of diverse, well-drawn characters. (Summary by Angela Rowland)
 
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Is nothing sacred? Since the 19th century, France has sent out public schoolteachers to the four corners of the country with a mission to embody the values of the Republic. To behead a social studies teacher over Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet in the carefully controlled context of a civics class on secularism and free speech defies reason.…
 
The French government is trying a new tack: a 9 pm to 6 am curfew for nine metropolitan areas including Paris. The idea this time is to keep schools open, to keep businesses open, to allow the French to travel for the autumn recess holidays. It is hard to be 20 in 2020, the French president said in his remarks on Wednesday evening. Emmanuel Macron …
 
The Interview welcomed the former UN special envoy for Libya, Ghassan Salamé. He discussed the tragic explosion that shook Beirut and urged the Lebanese to form a new government as soon as possible. He appeared optimistic about the peace negotiations in Libya, considering that "the situation has never been so propitious for a solution of the Libyan…
 
As formal Brexit negotiations wrap up, Ireland's foreign minister is predicting that a deal will not be struck before the deadline laid out by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Simon Coveney tells FRANCE 24 he believes it's "far too ambitious" to expect a conclusion to the negotiations over the United Kingdom's future relationship with the Euro…
 
With a lack of restrictions on water use, owners of some large-scale farms in the United States are drying up underground water tables. All they have to do is buy the land to have access to as much free water as they want. In Arizona, farm owners and ranchers are digging ever deeper to irrigate their land, leaving other residents with low water res…
 
The vegetable garden of the Château de Villandry, with its 27,000 spring vegetables, is one of the stars of France's Loire Valley. For more than 20 years, it's been a UNESCO World Heritage site. The gardeners will soon need to plant the summer flowers: it's a race against the clock. Meanwhile, at the Château de Rivau, visitors can discover the beau…
 
The vegetable garden of the Château de Villandry, with its 27,000 spring vegetables, is one of the stars of France's Loire Valley. For more than 20 years, it's been a UNESCO World Heritage site. The gardeners will soon need to plant the summer flowers: it's a race against the clock. Meanwhile, at the Château de Rivau, visitors can discover the beau…
 
Plato, Aristotle and Socrates are just a few well-known ancient philosophers. But what about their female counterparts? What about the woman who taught Socrates? Or the sage said to be behind Plato's theory on love? Their names are often lacking when it comes to teaching philosophy and that is something Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting wanted to cha…
 
IN THE PRESS – Tuesday, October 20, 2020: After Monday's tributes to slain teacher Samuel Paty, Tuesday's French papers dive into what Libération calls the government's "radical" response to radical Islam. Catholic paper La Croix focuses on the "Islamist grey zone" - people who could be considered complicit in violence for publicly sharing militant…
 
IN THE PRESS – Tuesday, October 20, 2020: After Monday's tributes to slain teacher Samuel Paty, Tuesday's French papers dive into what Libération calls the government's "radical" response to radical Islam. Catholic paper La Croix focuses on the "Islamist grey zone" - people who could be considered complicit in violence for publicly sharing militant…
 
Despite a recent pay hike, public hospitals in France are still struggling to recruit staff who are often drawn to the more lucrative private sector. Some 100,000 positions in public hospitals remain vacant, a third of them nurses. The labour shortage comes at a highly inopportune time amid the second wave of Covid-19. Also, the US and Brazil agree…
 
Despite a recent pay hike, public hospitals in France are still struggling to recruit staff who are often drawn to the more lucrative private sector. Some 100,000 positions in public hospitals remain vacant, a third of them nurses. The labour shortage comes at a highly inopportune time amid the second wave of Covid-19. Also, the US and Brazil agree…
 
Brian fields listener questions. Can Ky;e Shanahan try the Week 6 gameplan again vs Bill Belichick and the Patriots in Week 7? Will rookie RB JaMychal Hasty be the starter now that Raheem Mostert is on IR with a high ankle sprain? Projecting trade deadline deals, like Falcons center Alex Mack to San Francisco. Learn more about your ad choices. Visi…
 
Nigeria's capital Lagos is paralysed by ongoing protests against police brutality. Demonstrators march on the airport as they demand more changes to rein in the notorious abuses that security forces often visit on civilians. Also, at least three people have been killed in pre-election tensions in Ivory Coast. Regional bloc ECOWAS calls on both the …
 
A statue of General Baquedano in Chile, which was painted and repainted red during demonstrations, has become a symbol of sometimes violent protests in the country. But first: the beheaded teacher in France was the "victim of an angry social media campaign", according to Reuters. In other news, a cat geoglyph that dates back to 200-100 BC has been …
 
A statue of General Baquedano in Chile, which was painted and repainted red during demonstrations, has become a symbol of sometimes violent protests in the country. But first: the beheaded teacher in France was the "victim of an angry social media campaign", according to Reuters. In other news, a cat geoglyph that dates back to 200-100 BC has been …
 
Is nothing sacred? Since the 19th century, France has sent out public schoolteachers to the four corners of the country with a mission to embody the values of the Republic. To behead a social studies teacher over Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet in the carefully controlled context of a civics class on secularism and free speech defies reason.…
 
Is nothing sacred? Since the 19th century, France has sent out public schoolteachers to the four corners of the country with a mission to embody the values of the Republic. To behead a social studies teacher over Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet in the carefully controlled context of a civics class on secularism and free speech defies reason.…
 
As France implements a 9pm to 6am curfew set to last at least until early December, Paris by night feels like a thing of the past. FRANCE 24's Marjorie Hache spoke to Christophe Hétier, founding member of French trip-hop band Télépopmusik, up and coming Ukrainian-born Paris DJ Kate Zubok, and Michaël Mateescu, programmer of La Machine Du Moulin Rou…
 
As France implements a 9pm to 6am curfew set to last at least until early December, Paris by night feels like a thing of the past. FRANCE 24's Marjorie Hache spoke to Christophe Hétier, founding member of French trip-hop band Télépopmusik, up and coming Ukrainian-born Paris DJ Kate Zubok, and Michaël Mateescu, programmer of La Machine Du Moulin Rou…
 
Not being able to control oneself will have one or both of the following things happening: Either ending up regretting doing something irreversible or, best case scenario living a miserable life. Catch me live on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Francesco-Petretto-ENG-1049160955247130 Watch this podcast on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlis…
 
Nigeria is officially in recession for the first time in more than a decade, bringing an end to three years of low but positive growth. The African country's economy relies heavily on oil exports, but the coronavirus pandemic has slashed global demand and the price of oil has plunged. That's bad news for a country whose budget plans relied on getti…
 
Armenia's President Armen Sarkissian spoke to FRANCE 24 from the capital Yerevan, as the conflict between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh continues to claim civilian lives. Sarkissian accused Azerbaijan of having "started a war" and violating the two recent ceasefires. He also claimed that Turkey "has a …
 
Armenia's President Armen Sarkissian spoke to FRANCE 24 from the capital Yerevan, as the conflict between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh continues to claim civilian lives. Sarkissian accused Azerbaijan of having "started a war" and violating the two recent ceasefires.He also claimed that Turkey "has a c…
 
IN THE PRESS – Monday, October 19, 2020: We look at reactions in the French papers to the brutal beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty. Libération references the famous Occupation-era poem "Liberty" by Paul Éluard with the headline "Liberty, I teach your name". Despite calls for unity, Le Parisien reports that there's already division, with righ…
 
49ers gat back to .500 (3-3) after a Sunday night win against the rival Los Angeles Rams (4-2) . Takeaways, game notes and game balls from Kyle Shanahan's first masterpiece of the 2020 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Locked On Podcast Network, Brian Peacock
 
Author David A. Robertson opens up about his Cree culture, mental health, and the healing journey of creating his most personal work to date: a memoir called Black Water. The q screen panel talks about Saturday Night Live's return to the studio after Covid-19 shutdown production. Founding member of the band Barenaked Ladies, Ed Robertson, talks abo…
 
Why did I feel so much better than usual this morning? Because I let go a little bit more Catch me live on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Francesco-Petretto-ENG-1049160955247130 Watch this podcast on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV5nDewxSvT_B4DP4PEtztVIKpDfug3fw www.FrancescoPetretto.com…
 
This week on the Francast we finish off season 3 with a cruise and a memorable cliffhanger! Then we talk about our favorite episodes of the season Please subscribe to us on itunes! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-francast/id1510836825 Leave your ratings and reviews! Follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/Francast14 Follow us on innst…
 
We hear from 49ers coaches, captains and quarterback before their Week 6 tilt vs the Los Angeles Rams. Is the team missing the leadership of Joe Staley and DeForest Buckner more than expected? How is Jimmy Garoppolo's knee? San Francisco's offensive line and defensive backfield need to get right. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm…
 
The killing of more than one million minks has started in Denmark. The animals will be culled due to a massive Covid-19 outbreak in nearly 60 mink fur farms in North Jutland. In response, the Dutch government has ordered all mink fur farms to permanently close by March 2021. In other news, Disney strengthens its content advisory for racism in many …
 
The recent killing of a farmer in South Africa has reignited racial tensions in recent weeks, we talk to our correspondent in Cape Town for the latest. Also on the programme, Nigeria is in its 9th day of anti-police brutality protests, we bring you the latest. And in Kenya, efforts to stop poaching have wielded great results as the elephant populat…
 
On November 3, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, as well as environmental issues and the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 200,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s fut…
 
The French government is trying a new tack: a 9 pm to 6 am curfew for nine metropolitan areas including Paris. The idea this time is to keep schools open, to keep businesses open, to allow the French to travel for the autumn recess holidays. It is hard to be 20 in 2020, the French president said in his remarks on Wednesday evening. Emmanuel Macron …
 
The French government is trying a new tack: a 9 pm to 6 am curfew for nine metropolitan areas including Paris. The idea this time is to keep schools open, to keep businesses open, to allow the French to travel for the autumn recess holidays. It is hard to be 20 in 2020, the French president said in his remarks on Wednesday evening. Emmanuel Macron …
 
"The European Union will exhaust all margins to have an agreement before the end of the transition period," the Vice President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, says as the rhetoric on Brexit heats up between Britain and the EU. Speaking to FRANCE 24, Schinas says Britain must now decide whether it prefers "a robust commercial relatio…
 
"The European Union will exhaust all margins to have an agreement before the end of the transition period," the Vice President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, says as the rhetoric on Brexit heats up between Britain and the EU. Speaking to FRANCE 24, Schinas says Britain must now decide whether it prefers "a robust commercial relatio…
 
As more than 20 million people in France, and tens of millions more around Europe, face new restrictions to their daily lives to curb coronavirus transmission, FRANCE 24 speaks to the Director of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Dr. Andrea Ammon tells us that the containment measures being taken now - from curfews to l…
 
This week, as France grapples with a second wave of the coronavirus, what is the state of French medical research? Is the industry short on funds? And where is France in the race to develop a vaccine and potential treatments? We look at what work has been done so far in France to develop a safe, effective vaccine against Covid-19.…
 
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan talks about the reignited conflict in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Pashinyan accuses Turkey of inciting the military campaign, and denounces what he calls an "ethnic cleansing" against the people in the region. “Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh are facing an existenti…
 
A tense electoral campaign for Ivory Coast’s October 31 presidential election kicked off on Thursday with the incumbent, Alassane Ouattara, seeking a contested third term. Some Ivorians accuse him of undermining the constitution, and the opposition has called for widespread "civil disobedience" to disrupt his controversial plans. In the past 25 yea…
 
A tense electoral campaign for Ivory Coast’s October 31 presidential election kicked off on Thursday with the incumbent, Alassane Ouattara, seeking a contested third term. Some Ivorians accuse him of undermining the constitution, and the opposition has called for widespread "civil disobedience" to disrupt his controversial plans. In the past 25 yea…
 
We take a closer look at the net which has entangled both Italy and Libya in a diplomatic row - but this time, it's got nothing to do with migration. The seizure of Italian fishing boats has become more frequent in the past 15 years. In one of the most recent episodes in this high-seas stand-off, two Italian trawlers were intercepted by Libyan auth…
 
Appointed by the late dictator, Francisco Franco, as next in line to the Spanish throne, Juan Carlos I was long respected as the king of Spain’s democratic transition. But today, he may turn out to be the cause of the monarchy’s downfall. Money laundering, tax evasion, suspicious gifts ... the scandals never seem to stop.…
 
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