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Billionaire TV boss axes popular satirical puppet show

French TV channel Canal Plus has finally announced the end of its long-running popular puppet show Les Guignols de l'Info, whose lampooning of political and establishment figures angered the channel's controversial billionaire owner Vincent Bolloré.

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French journalist films terrorist cell planning attack on night club

French TV channel Canal Plus broadcasts secretly recorded film shot over six months within group in France planning suicide attack.

Tycoon Vincent Bolloré takes aim at French satire show

Billionaire head of media group Vivendi has stirred up political row over reports he wants to axe 'Les Guignols' puppet show on Canal Plus.

Hollande announces back-to-work bonus scheme

The French president, speaking in a TV interview on Sunday, said a bonus will be paid to part-time workers to help jobless return to activity.

Netflix expansion in Europe worries French film industry

American video streaming giant launches across Europe on Monday amid fears it will undermine investment in France's home-grown movies.

France braced for football broadcasting rights battle

Canal Plus and Qatar-owned Al Jazeera are poised to fight it out for right to broadcast Champions League football in France.