On air
  • RFI English Live
  • RFI French Live
Focus on France
rss itunes

The burka and national identity, Sarkozy in China, helping Greece

By Jan van der Made

This week France's national identity debate reignited and there were new proposals to fine those who dare to wear the burka. France and China made up after a two-year war-of-words over Tibet and human rights. And France was as strong advocate of bailing out Greece.

Front National puts Sarkozy's party in a bind in local polls