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The first round of France’s parliamentary elections and the US presidential debate

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28 June 2024

Episode 3364

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We look ahead to the first round of France’s parliamentary elections with journalist and writer Christine Ockrent. Plus: Japan’s efforts to curb tourism on Mount Fuji, the first US presidential debate of the 2024 election season and a sneak peek into our new Paris bureau. 

28 June 2024

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Chapter 1

France braces for historic far-right gains

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With the far-right National Rally expected to make significant gains in the upcoming parliamentary elections, journalist and writer Christine Ockrent discusses the shift in French politics and its implications for the country’s international reputation.

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Democrats rattled by Joe Biden’s debate stumbles

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Joe Biden’s lacklustre performance in the US presidential debate has intensified doubts about his candidacy, amid concerns about his age and fitness. Will the party change course ahead of the Democratic National Convention in August?

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