This week, we let you know what ‘innovative’ striking is as the country’s public service workers are kicking off a long-lasting campaign to stop a government-planned major reform.

And worse than fake news… fake wine! France this week learned about a major scam, a producer selling cheap wine as exclusive vintage. What if you can no longer trust what’s in your bottle?

Also Nicolas Sarkozy is back, but probably not in a role he likes to be.

Recorded in Paris, March 24, 2018

This week, a former president told the French that their ancestors are a group of comic book heroes. Yes indeed, Asterix and Obelix are the real French. Maud Descamps tells you more about these Gaulois.

For the first time in its history, the centre-right parties are organising primary elections. They will be held at the end of November and there are now seven official candidates. And is there something beautiful blooming between François Hollande and Rihanna? We’ll tell you all about it in this week’s episode of So French.

Recorded in Paris, 24 September 2016.

France’s blaming Belgium in the Brussels Attacks aftermath, Sarkozy is in trouble (again), and Maud Descamps teaches you a new So French word: solidarité. And if you ever wondered why the Easter Bunny is unemployed in France: that’s because chocolate eggs are delivered by flying church bells. What?! We’ll tell you So French!