Talking France

Is it the end of French air-traffic control strikes and why is money taboo in France?

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Could we soon see the end of flight cancellations, delays and general travel misery caused by striking French air traffic controllers? Where is this region region in France where the soil is saturated with gems and why don't the French like to talk about money?

If you want to know the answers to these questions and find out why the French won't let MEPs leave Strasbourg and learn about the regional stereotypes in France then stay tuned to this latest episode of Talking France, brought to you by The Local.

Host Ben McPartland is joined by the editorial team in Paris, Emma Pearson and Gen Mansfield and our politics expert John Lichfield will join us on the line from Normandy.

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