Emmanuel Macron toured Africa, trying to change the decades-old touchy relationship with the former colonies on the vast continent and the old ‘motherland’.

Paris is the world’s most visited city, and the number of apartments rented out through Airbnb has exploded in just a few years. Now the city wants to limit short stays

French politicians are not known for their wit. However, this week one of time tried a stand-up routine, and another one even received a lifetime achievement award.

Recorded in Paris, December 1st, 2017

In this episode:

  • Thousands have been demonstrating this week against a new law that would create more jobs. Why? And have you ever heard of the Paris Syndrome? The Paris mayor travelled all the way to Tokyo to prevent it in the future.
    Then there was a scandal this week, of course. A Saudi crown prince was awarded the Légion d’Honneur during a discreet ceremony in Paris. Why?! The word of the week is jungle, explained to you by Maud Descamps. And France has not been doing very well in the Eurovision Song Contest the last couple of years. This year’s contribution might have more succes. See the videoclip below.

Recorded in Paris on March 10, 2016