President Emmanuel Macron went on a trip to China, and brought a curious present for his host Xi Jiping.

More on the ongoing #metoo discussion, but this week the controversy was caused by women, who disagree with the movement against sexual harassment.
We mentioned this article in The New Yorker: Why Did Catherine Deneuve and Other Prominent Frenchwomen Denounce #MeToo?

Refugees were dominating the headlines in 2015, but they’re back again. At least on the French political agenda.

We also talk about some spectacular heists, one of which is really stinky.

Of course, Maud Descamps is with us for a brand new word of the week! And don’t forget to check out our Spotify Playlist. We added a couple of songs by France Gall, who passed away this week.

Recorded in Paris, 12 January 2018

The French Left is crumbling down. Why don’t they just kiss and make up to have a better chance in the upcoming elections?

Since two weeks, there’s a lot of social tension in French Guyana. Journalist Déborah Neusy of the newspaper France Guyane is in Cayenne and gives us the latest.

We have a report on university students working together with young Syrian migrants and we’ll tell you the link between sand, Donald Trump and an Arabic Princess.

NEW: Every second Saturday starting April 1st you can listen to us on air, on World Radio Paris, the digital radio channel in the Greater Paris Region.

The French government went through an unexpected reshuffle this week, when Justice Minister Christiane Taubira resigned. She was seen as a leftist rebel, so what does her departure mean for Hollande’s future?

Also: A report from a refugee camp in Dunkirk, the César nominations and a new segment: the word of the week, by Maud Descamps.