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Spotlight on France

Podcast: D-Day civilians speak, wolves in the firing line, football fever

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Spotlight on France episode 10
Spotlight on France episode 10 RFI

D-Day commemorations have understandably given pride of place to war veterans, but we hear from civilians in Normandy on the receiving end of the Allied bombing. Should nature run its course? France has upped quotas for culling wolves as their numbers increase but striking a balance between protecting farmers' livestock and an endangered species isn't easy. And France discovers the excitement of women's football as it hosts its first Women's World Cup.In this episode:Mélanie & Jean-Christophe Brunet, farmers in Aveyron, members of Cercle 12Colette Marin-Catherine, Arlette Varin, civilian survivors of D-Day bombings Subscribe to the podcast on Apple podcasts (link here).For more stories about France and beyond, visit

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