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The Tudors
Musée du Luxembourg
18 March > 19 July 2015

17 March - 19 July 2015
Musée d'Orsay

10 septembre 2015 au 07 février 2016

Picasso museum in Paris finally reopens

Cluny Musée national du Moyen Âge

Orientalism rediscovered

Paris Art Market News

The Louvre

Running counter to the received wisdom, André Le Nôtre in Perspectives exhibition 1613 – 2013 offers a surprising new image of the man, a close friend of the king, his art and his influence.

Le Meurice, Salvador Dali's Hotel in Paris

Up to 29 March  2016

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'Still plenty' of migrants in Calais 'Jungle' as bulldozing accelerates

Dozens of migrants stranded in the Calais "Jungle", some of them children, desperately sought a way out Thursday as diggers begin tearing down the last remaining shelters in the burnt-out camp in northern France.

Protesting French police officers converge on National Assembly in Paris

Hundreds of police officers converged on the National Assembly in central Paris on Wednesday to protest an ever-increasing workload, outdated equipment and rules restricting their ability to defend themselves.

Video: Fires burn on third day of operation to shut down Calais 'Jungle'

Fresh fires burned inside the Calais 'Jungle' Wednesday as French authorities said they were wrapping up a major operation to evacuate and demolish the notorious shantytown.

France needs to 'rethink the relationship' between police and citizens

As despair mounts among France’s overworked police force, FRANCE 24 speaks to criminologist Mathieu Zagrodzki about the frustration that has seen law enforcement take to the streets in protest against an increasing work load and extra hours.

France records biggest monthly drop in unemployment in 20 years

In a welcome piece of good news for embattled President François Hollande, France recorded its sharpest drop in unemployment for 20 years in September, the labour ministry said Tuesday.

Crews start dismantling Calais 'Jungle' as migrant camp empties

Workers began dismantling the notorious Calais "Jungle" camp on Tuesday as hundreds of migrants boarded buses on the second day of a massive operation to clear the squalid settlement.

French police seek clues after luxury hotel owner is abducted

French investigators said Tuesday they were searching for clues into the abduction of a 76-year-old luxury hotel owner a day after she was snatched near her Riviera home.

French presidential hopeful Copé has 'Marie Antoinette moment' over pain au chocolat

French presidential hopeful – and former budget minister – Jean-François Copé had a Marie Antoinette moment on Monday, admitting that he had “no idea” of the cost of a common breakfast pastry, the pain au chocolat.

Juppé widens lead over Sarkozy ahead of French presidential primaries

Former prime minister Alain Juppé has widened his lead over rival Nicolas Sarkozy to win the centre-right's nomination for France's 2017 presidential elections, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

France’s iTélé show host suspended following journalists’ strike

Journalists at French 24-hour news station iTélé went on strike for a second week on Monday over the hiring of presenter Jean-Marc Morandini, who is under formal investigation for sexual harassment and the coercion of minors.

Plane crash in Malta kills French anti-trafficking team on board

A French-chartered plane monitoring trafficking activity in the Mediterranean crashed in a ball of flames at Malta's international airport on Monday, killing all five people on board, officials said.

France says Turkey, EU must cooperate more than ever

Turkey and the EU need to work together more than ever to save lives amid historic challenges, France’s top diplomat has said, admitting the bloc must help Turkey’s development, modernisation and democratisation even if the road is long.

UK charities flag child safety fears ahead of Calais ‘Jungle’ closure

British charities and lawmakers have urged French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve to ensure the safety of children in the "Jungle" Calais migrant camp during its demolition set for Monday.

France seeks sanctions over chemical attacks in Syria

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Saturday asked the UN Security Council to condemn the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and urged that those behind the attacks be placed under sanctions.

US couple donate €350mn art collection to Musée d’Orsay in Paris

US couple Marlene and Spencer Hays have bequeathed their enormous collection of late 19th and early 20th century masterpieces to the Musée d’Orsay in Paris upon their death, in the largest gift to a French museum by a foreign donor in over 70 years.