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Indignant protests in 82 countries target corporate greed, austerity

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Demonstrators angered by corporate greed and government austerity policies are demonstrating in 951 cities in 82 countries around the world as part of the United for Global Change movement. The protests, first proposed by a Portuguese youth movement, come as leaders of 20 countries meet in Paris to prepare for the G20 summit in Cannes on 3-4 November.

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Written by Daniel Finnan

15 October 2011 at 17:40

Snow hits France early

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Written by Daniel Finnan

26 November 2010 at 14:05

Jostling for position at the Paris Games Week

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Poster of the Lapins Crétins video game at Paris Games Week

Poster of the Lapins Crétins video game at Paris Games Week

With 28 million regular video game players in France and a market worth more than three billion euros in 2010, the inaugural Paris Games Week is attempting to woo gaming geeks with new games as well as innovations in interactivity. Ahead of the important Christmas period, major players such as Xbox, Disney and Electronic Arts are showing off their wares.

Radio Feature: Focus on France

Radio France Internationale

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Glastonbury festival 40th anniversary

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Glastonbury festival 2010

Glastonbury festival 2010

Glasto 2010

Britain’s Glastonbury festival kicked off this week, arguably Europe’s most famous and most celebrated music festival. The area of farmland in Somerset, south-west England is hosting a jam-packed weekend of music, arts and culture.

The festival’s hippy ethos brings together people from all walks of life, offering what it describes as a beacon of hope and aspiration. This year it also celebrates a very special anniversary.

Radio Report

Presenter: Richard Walker

Network Europe – Radio Netherlands

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Nuit Electro at the Grand Palais, Paris

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Nuit Electro at the Grand Palais, Paris, Dan Finnan.

On Friday 25 September the 19th century Grand Palais was transformed into a futuristic club complete with fantastic lights and amazing decorations.

French mobile phone provider SFR put on a programme of French electro and international dance music that kept clubbers dancing all night.

Under the glass-panelled roof of the majestic structure there was no shortage of DJs and dance acts, including – Étienne de Crecy, Mondkopf, Naïve New Beaters, Felix Da Housecat, DJ Hell, Pony Pony Run Run and Birdy Nam Nam.

Radio France Internationale

Written by Daniel Finnan

25 September 2009 at 23:00

La fête de l’Humanité – A weekend of politics and rock’n’roll

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A political debate taking place

A political debate taking place

Communist, socialist and left-wing organisations gathered in the working class suburb of Le Bourget this weekend for La fête de l’Humanité. Although political debate dominated the agenda – a programme of music, art and theatre pleased the crowds at one of France’s biggest cultural festivals.

Radio Report: Focus on France

Radio France Internationale

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Outside…born in the streets

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Outside…born in the streets, Dan Finnan.

Born In The Streets graffiti exhibition. Fondation Cartier. Paris, France

Written by Daniel Finnan

25 August 2009 at 20:14