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Profile of Marion Marechal-Le Pen, The Chain - Siofra Campbell, Seasonal dating

December 8th, 2015

Episode 434 of 985 episodes

French MP Marion Maréchal-Le Pen is seen as a rising star in the National Front (FN) party - how much does the politician share the views of her grandfather Jean-Marie Le Pen or aunt Marine Le Pen and why does she want to cut state funding for family planning services? Political commentator Agnes Poirier joins Jane from Paris. The row about boxer Tyson Fury, short-listed for BBC Sports Personality of the Year, escalated after comments he made about fellow nominee Jessica Ennis-Hill. Guardian sports writer Anna Kessel and Sport Magazine writer Sarah Shepherd discuss whether it has an impact on women in sport. With Christmas almost upon us, is it time to make sure you're not left out in the cold for the party season? Dating expert Charly Lester and writer Jenny Stallard discuss the appeal of a seasonal relationship to see you through the winter months. Scriptwriter and director Siofra Campbell discusses sexism in the film industry and reveals her nomination for The Chain. The letters to inspire a new generation of black women with publisher Amanda Wilson and two women who've written them, Leah Charles-King and Claudine Reid. Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Anne Peacock.

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