Keyword: experiment

French businessman survives desert island 'Web Robinson' test

Publishing boss proves you can live and work almost as effectively on a desert island, with some hi-tech equipment - and a lot of willpower.

Parisian chooses bare life with only 'Made-in-France' posessions

A 25 year-old man is focus of a documentary on what it's like living with only French-made posessions, and finds his flat stripped almost bare.

France to drop citizen jurors from lower criminal courts


The controversial introduction last year in France of citizen jurors to assist magistrates in trials of crimes which carry a punishment of between five and ten years is to be abandoned after an official report found the scheme, launched under former president Nicolas Sarkozy, to be ill-conceived, unmanageable and too costly,  Mediapart can reveal. Michel Deléan reports.