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Tough on Europe: French Presidential Candidates Focus on Reform of the EU

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen both court voters who are disillusioned with Brussels. Ms. Le Pen talks of 'Frexit' - Mr. Macron wants reform.

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen both court voters who are disillusioned with Brussels. Ms Le Pen talks of "Frexit" - Mr. Macron wants reform. We hear from Economist Paris Bureau editor, Sophie Pedder.

Internet giants such as Facebook and Google are accused of failing to remove extremist propaganda. Avocado prices soar - the editor of trade magazine Fruitnet tells us that demand exceeds supply. Japan is accused of "human trafficking" over foreign workers scheme - our reporter meets Chinese workers fighting for their wages. And finally - is the world's greatest tea-drinking nation turning to coffee?

(Photo: Marine Le Pen speaks during a campaign rally. Credit: Getty Images)

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