Recent Assignments

Bénédicte has a Twitter feed containing links to many of her recent stories and reports. Browse them here: 

 

Bénédicte has been reporting on the Leveson Inquiry, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the French Presidential elections, President Hollande's inauguration, the crisis in the Eurozone, Julian Assange's legal battles to fight extradition to Sweden.

 
Reporting from Parsons Green Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 on the terror attack at Parsons Green tube station on 15.09.17
Bénédicte at Sky News HQ to review the British papers.
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Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 outside the Wapping HQ of News International on Sunday 10 July 2011 as the News of the World is published for the last time and bids farewell to British newsstands.

The tabloid was killed off by Rupert Murdoch because of the media storm and public revulsion over the phone hacking scandal.

Wedding Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 outside Westminster Abbey on 28 April 2011,  the day before the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton.
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Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 outside UCL in London on 29 January 2011,  on the big student demo against government cuts.
Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 in December 2010 outside City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on the bail hearing of Wikileaks' founder, Julian Assange.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting from Manchester on Ed Miliband's victory in the Labour leadership election in September 2010.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 outside Westminster Abbey as Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend a Service of Evening Prayer with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, in September 2010.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 during the UK General Election in May 2010.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 on UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown's appearance before the Iraq inquiry on 5 March 2010.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 from the Afghanistan conference in London which took place at Lancaster House on 28 January 2010.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 on the former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's appearance before the Iraq inquiry on 29 January 2010.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 from the anti-capitalist protests outside the Bank of England during the G20 summit in London.
  Bénédicte Paviot in conversation with the Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling prior to interviewing him at 11 Downing Street during the G20 London Summit in April 2009.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 from Downing Street during the "Global Europe Summit" hosted by Gordon Brown with President Sarkozy and the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 on the occasion of the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 from the 2008 Labour Party conference in Manchester.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live for France 24 from the Nelson Mandela 90th Birthday concert in Hyde Park, London.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting for France 24 from 10 Downing Street during President Sarkozy's State visit.
  Bénédicte Paviot reporting live on the opening of London's St Pancras International station, the new home of Eurostar.




Some other France 24 broadcasts:

  • Furore as Nazi row British bishop returns to the UK
  • Freed Guantanamo detainee returns to the UK
  • Rising unemployment in the UK
  • House repossessions in the UK
  • UK recession
  • London snow crisis
  • London City workers lose their jobs
  • Gordon Brown's visit to Iraq
  • Credit crunch
  • World Financial crisis
  • Lloyds TSB/HBOS merger
  • Bradford & Bingley nationalisation
  • Channel Tunnel fire
  • Liquid bomb trial
  • UK and EU/Georgia…

Selected other work

  • For "Woman's Hour" on BBC Radio 4, an interview about women in government in Britain and France (Rachida Dati, Christine Lagarde, Michèle Alliot-Marie, Rama Yade, Jacqui Smith, Harriet Harman...)

  • For BBC Two's "Newsnight", an interview on the past culture and present threat of strikes in the UK and France

  • For BBC Radio Wales, what can the French teach the British about alcohol consumption?

  • Since May 2007, regular reporting on the disappearance of Madeleine McCann

  • For NBC News and ABC's Good Morning America: launch of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy's latest album

  • Covered the beginning of the French Presidency of the EU for BBC Radio and Television News

  • Reported on BBC Five Live Drivetime about double French murder in London

  • Frequent appearances on BBC Breakfast as French journalist: from politics to culture

  • For Sky News, covered President Sarkozy's State visit to the UK

  • Reviewed papers on Andrew Marr's Sunday AM show on BBC One

  • Appearances on More 4 News, NBC, ABC and Fox News on President Sarkozy's visit to London

  • Appeared on Channel 4 News covering President Sarkozy's investiture

  • Appeared on More 4 News covering President Chirac's legacy and compared how Gordon Brown selected his cabinet with how President Sarkozy formed his government

  • For BBC Radio 4's Today programme on French affairs

  • For Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4, on President and Carla Bruni Sarkozy, Cecilia Sarkozy, Ségolène Royal and gender parity

  • Regular appearances on BBC World on current French events

  • BBC Two's Daily Politics on France and the EU and the Lisbon Treaty, 2012 London Olympics