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16:07, Tue 24 Oct 2006
France seems to be undergoing a period of intense political instability. Dramatic images of demonstrations and riots on the street parallel rumours and scandal in the corridors of power.
To what extent do the current events represent a real upheaval in the French political environment and what is the likely impact on the forthcoming Presidential elections?
Ben Clift is a Senior Lecturer in Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies and is an expert on the politics of France.
Length: 22 mins
(MP3 format, 21 MB