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'Sandhurst Treaty': Britain and France agree new deal on border security
Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed a new border security deal on Thursday, through which the UK will pay more to France to stop migrants trying to reach British shores.

'Entente cordiale', but at what cost on the road to Brexit?
Emmanuel Macron has over 50 million reasons to be cheerful after his meeting with Theresa May this Thursday. The Franco-British Summit at the Sandhurst military school in eastern England brought together two leaders at either side of the Brexit equation. Macron's demands for extra cash to run and secure the border in Calais have led to claims of "LE STITCH UP" from the right-wing Daily Mail. Our guests discuss the outcome of the Macron-May tête-à-tête and the Brexit road ahead.

Top Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting
Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that sparked fears of a resumption of ethnic tensions in the volatile region.

Macron to ask Britain to pay up to save Calais border deal
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday where he is expected to ask the UK to take in more refugees from the Calais area and increase its funding for securing the border.

France will never allow another 'Jungle' here, says Macron in Calais
President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday that France would not allow another migrant camp like the infamous “Jungle” to spring up in the port of Calais.

Strict controls behind Denmark's generous unemployment benefits
At just 4.2%, Denmark boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, and those looking for work receive up to 90% of their former salary. However, rigorous controls apply to all jobseekers, who have to be active in their search in order to continue receiving these generous benefits. Our France 2 colleagues report, with Ellen Gainsford.

Unions block prisons in France after attack on guards
Three French unions demanding more secure working conditions have called for a “total blockage” of the country’s prisons on Monday after three guards were assaulted last week in northern France by an Islamist terrorist inmate.

How Deneuve’s #MeToo pushback triggered fierce debate, in France and beyond
The publication this week of a letter signed by film star Catherine Deneuve and dozens of other women accusing the #MeToo movement of inciting "hatred of men and sexuality" has sparked an intense debate across news outlets and social media.

How Sweden is turning its waste into gold
When it comes to environmental awareness and waste management, Sweden is one of the world's champions. The country recycles nearly all of its waste and - in the process - generates electricity and heating. France 2's Claire Colnet reports, with Nicholas Rushworth.

Merkel party and Social Democrats closer to deal on coalition government
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives reached a "breakthrough" deal Friday with the country's second biggest party, the Social Democrats, toward building a new coalition government, sources close to the negotiations said.

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