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Thomas T Adamson-Coumbousis is a presenter and journalist for the global newschannel, France 24. He often presents in the evening from 20.00 to midnight GMT. Until 2007, Adamson filmed and reported for More4 News, and Channel 4 News at ITN.

France 24 television channel based in Paris

France 24 is a state-owned international news and current affairs television network based in Paris. Its channels broadcast in French, English, Arabic, and Spanish.

<i>More4 News</i> television series

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Adamson was educated at UCL in London and La Sorbonne in Paris. He speaks French, Greek and Spanish.

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Although he started in print at Associated Press in Paris in 2003, Adamson's foray into TV began on French design programme Paris Modes, where he covered the catwalks at London Fashion Week.

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Since More4's launch in 2005, Adamson has reported on Culture and European news, and has been dispatched to Belgium and France and has also reported on the closure of the window brothels in Amsterdam, [1] and the plight of the Greek economy after the Athens Olympic Games. [2] His reports include Life After Death Row: The Exonerated, Are Early Day Motions Pointless?, Pentagon's Plans for a Gay Bomb and The L Word Goes Interactive.

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