France 24 (pronounced France vingt-quatre) is an international news and current affairs television channel. It started broadcasting on 6 December 2006. Funded by the French government and based in Paris, the channel broadcasts world news. Currently it offers variants in English and Arabic in addition to French.
It is run by a partnership between Groupe TF1 and France Télévisions (including France 2 and France 3), with some programmes sourced from Agence France-Presse, Radio France Internationale, TV5MONDE, Arte, Euronews, and La Chaîne parlementaire. It is funded by France with an annual budget of approximately €80 million, and is based in Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris.