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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. By listening to this show you will learn how to make great choices for your own trip to France no matter what part of France you plan to visit. We're also a great ...
 
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.
 
World-renowned strength & conditioning coach Joe DeFranco shares his thoughts on training for peak performance, mindset, and living your passion. As the founder and owner of DeFranco’s Gym, he also provides the business knowledge that helped him turn a 500-square-foot storage closet into a global brand. Each week, Joe will educate, motivate and entertain his audience by answering their questions and/or conducting interviews with top athletes, fitness professionals, entrepreneurs, and other h ...
 
Join Stephen Foxworthy and Brett Wright as they dive into the specifics of those 'Franchises of One' - films that were meant to kick off major film franchises... but ultimately failed to do so! Together they examine the people, properties, and potential of each 'failed franchise starter' with wit and humor without 'punching down.'
 
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This week, we're putting the Focus on France's expat community. For French citizens living abroad, the pandemic has played out in a very different way than for their compatriots back home: from political responses to financial and professional consequences, not forgetting travel bans, each adoptive nation has had its own way of handling the crisis.…
 
Smack in the middle of a pandemic comes a culture war, with the first shot fired by Emmanuel Macron's own government. Some 600 French academics have signed an open letter calling for the resignation of the junior minister for higher education. Why did Frédérique Vidal call for the national scientific research centre to probe the impact of "Islamo-l…
 
Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's where to spend and where to skimp if you're having a baby. Hosted by Frances Cook. If you're planning to have a baby it's a really exciting time, but it can also be a minefield of change that you're navigating for the very first time. Many of those ch…
 
On today's episode of the podcast Annie Sargent and Elyse Rivin have a conversation about Bruniquel. Bruniquel is one of those little towns in the south west of France that are beautiful and tell a great story. And look at all the other wonderful places you can visit nearby! Gaillac, Albi and Saint-Cirq-Lapopie are nearby (link to episodes dedicate…
 
With ski lifts shuttered because of Covid, French ski resorts are taking a hit, along with the tens of thousands of seasonal workers they employ. A conversation about race in France and why a US-style Black History Month is needed, but difficult to put in place. And the story of Etienne Marcel, leader of the first French Revolution in the Middle Ag…
 
We're ending our coverage of the Amityville Horror franchise where it really began: with the murder of the DeFeo family at 112 Ocean Avenue. We'll discuss the ethically murky waters that this film resides in, and try to parse out what is true from what was clearly created for a compelling film. We'll also talk about Long Island accents, applying to…
 
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masrour Barzani, the prime minister of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, said the February 15, 2021 rocket attack on a US air base in the Kurdish capital of Erbil that claimed several lives was “definitely a terrorist attack”, and that a preliminary probe into the matter has given “a good indication of who was …
 
This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the French rooster who won the right – legally! – to crow. There’s a brief history lesson about Good King Henry IV of France, Muhammad Shamim’s “Happy Moment”, great music - and of course, the new quiz question. Just click on the “Audio” arrow above and enjoy! Hello everyon…
 
Don Salieri débusque une taupe dans la famille et demande à Tommy de s'en occuper. Mafia : Definitive Edition est un jeu développé par Hangar 13 et édité par 2K Games. Le let's play vidéo. Retrouvez le podcast sur Twitter et Facebook. Il est à vocation collaborative, aussi n'hésitez pas à contacter Flavien si vous voulez proposer votre let's play. …
 
Dans cet épisode, je vous propose la traduction d'un article paru dans UAP Media par Adam Goldsack. Actualités de la semaine : https://youtu.be/ty9Bpldcmys Celui-ci s'appuie sur les P.A.N., (phénomène aérien non identifiés) en triangles noirs pour replacer la recherche dans le contexte des batailles d'informations qui se déroulent dans ces domaines…
 
A top US Senate official has ruled that a proposed minimum wage hike must be dropped from the American Rescue Plan. Democrats are trying to speed the $1.9 trillion relief bill through Congress. Meanwhile in Australia, Facebook has ended a week-long media blackout and has tentatively signed deals with three news publishers. This comes after the Aust…
 
A French appeals court has ordered insurance giant Axa to pay a restaurant's losses during the pandemic. It's the first such ruling at the appeals level and one that could set the stage for thousands more payouts. Also in the show: the UK sees a boom in holiday bookings as the country prepares to allow international travel in May.…
 
The number of homes sold in France last year fell by 5 percent, but property consultant Adrian Leeds has seen soaring demand from buyers in the United States. Despite the travel restrictions in place because of Covid-19, "they are very intent on finding homes in France", she told FRANCE 24. "What's happening is that literally our clients are buying…
 
This week Joe introduces a new segment where he rates over 35 different exercises, training techniques, foods, movies, wrestlers & more! Specific topics include kettlebells, hip thrusts, front squats, flywheel training, velocity-based training, Peloton bikes, Ice baths, pineapple on pizza & many, Many MORE! *For Show Notes & Timestamps from this ep…
 
At only 20 years old, London-based singer-songwriter and poet Arlo Parks has just released one of 2021's most anticipated albums, "Collapsed in Sunbeams". A record full of soothing vocals, warm guitar chords and neo-soul, it tackles sensitive topics like mental health and love. She counts among her fans former US first lady Michelle Obama and she i…
 
Shares in the video game retailer GameStop more than doubled on Wall Street on Wednesday, in a return of the trading frenzy that gripped the company last month. People posting on the Reddit "Wall Street Bets" online forum celebrated the stock price rising to over $90, after seeing it collapse from levels close to $350 in recent weeks. Also, the Aus…
 
Les hommes de Salieri doivent récupérer une cargaison canadienne dans une ferme, mais tout ne se déroule pas comme prévu. Mafia : Definitive Edition est un jeu développé par Hangar 13 et édité par 2K Games. Le let's play vidéo. Retrouvez le podcast sur Twitter et Facebook. Il est à vocation collaborative, aussi n'hésitez pas à contacter Flavien si …
 
US President Joe Biden is to order a review of strategic supply chains in the pharmaceutical and electronics industries. He wants to identify areas in which the US is too dependent on other countries – a problem exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Also in the show: Facebook announces it will match Google's $1 billion budget for news content and Frenc…
 
Could it be a turning point for Covid-stricken Brazil and its populist president? Investors are taking fright after Jair Bolsonaro's reversal on fuel hikes and the ouster of the market-friendly boss of state oil giant Petrobras. Roberto Castello Branco has been replaced with a more pliant reserve army general, much to the delight of the truckers' u…
 
Almost half of all Israelis have now received Covid-19 vaccines. Thanks to a world-leading inoculation programme, the country is one of the first developed nations to now be rolling back its latest round of restrictions. At the weekend, it introduced its Green Pass scheme: opening up restaurants, cinemas and gyms to anyone who can prove they've had…
 
Farmers have staged protests at supermarkets and distribution centres in parts of France, as they try to secure better prices for their produce. Their representatives are in talks with food giants while supermarkets are taking part in discussions over prices, under a law passed in 2018. Farmers say they're not earning enough to cover their costs, w…
 
Like a fish out of water, Aycayia's arrival on dry land is a troubling, seismic shift and one that ripples through the island community she enters. She's the protagonist of Monique Roffey's slippery, seductive charm of a novel "The Mermaid of Black Conch", a book which straddles literary forms and sings with the creole poetry of its central charact…
 
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