From Our Own Correspondent - France and UK
Pascale Harter with stories on why Francois Hollande might be too ‘normal’ to be a popular French President and the lasting legacy of the Paralympic Games.
Pascale Harter with stories and insights from correspondents around the world.
Emma Jane Kirby reflects, from a beach in St Tropez, on why Francois Hollande (whose nickname is ‘President Normal’) might be a bit too .. well … boring to be really popular with the French.
Fred Dove, himself born disabled as a result of the drug thalidomide, asks whether the Paralympic Games have made people think differently about disabled people – and also made disabled people think differently about themselves.
(Image: St Tropez, France. Credit: Getty Images)
- Broadcast on BBC World Service, 4:50AM Wed, 12 Sep 2012
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC World Service, 8:50AM Tue, 11 Sep 2012
- Duration 10 minutes