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PODCAST: What's wrong with French schools and weird Christmas traditions

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PODCAST: What's wrong with French schools and weird Christmas traditions
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In this week's podcast Ben McPartland looks at why French schools have such a bad reputation, James Savage unpicks the names of IKEA's furniture and Alex Macbeth looks at weird Christmas traditions.
This week on Europe Edition, James, Ben and the team look at Europe's weirdest Christmas traditions with our wandering Euro-expert Alex Macbeth.
 
Also, are French schools proving that strict discipline isn't the key to success? Ben McPartland gives us the lowdown.
 
Is the EU about to ban Germany's beloved döner kebab? Jörg Luyken gets to the truth, and explains the German love affair with this iconic fast food.
 
And James Savage explains why IKEA furniture is the best way to learn Swedish.
 
Presenters: James Savage and Ben McPartland.
 
 
 
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