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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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France’s ‘maverick’ Macron kicks off presidential campaign

France’s former economy minister Emmanuel Macron put his campaign for the 2017 presidential election into high gear Saturday at a vast rally in Paris, promising a “revolution” that will “pull France into the 21st century”.

France seeks to extend state of emergency to mid-July

The French government will propose extending the country’s state of emergency until July 15, 2017 due to presidential and parliament elections in spring next year, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Saturday.

Unruly drivers defy pollution ban as Paris region chokes

Paris city hall on Friday will ban half of all cars from travelling and make public transportation free for a fourth consecutive day amid record winter pollution, with other French cities expected to follow suit.

France's Le Pen calls for end to public education for illegal immigrants

The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed Thursday that children of illegal immigrants be refused places in public school as part of tough program to restrict state services.

Former French budget minister Cahuzac found guilty of tax fraud, money laundering

A former minister who led a French government crackdown on tax evasion was sentenced to three years in jail on Thursday for hiding an offshore bank account of his own, in a scandal that deeply embarrassed President François Hollande.

In pictures: Paris winter air pollution is worst in 10 years

Paris is suffering its worst and most prolonged winter pollution for at least 10 years, the Airparif agency that measures the levels said Wednesday.

France, UK and US lead call for 'immediate' Aleppo ceasefire

French President François Hollande denounced on Wednesday “systematic obstruction” by Russia at the UN Security Council after the failure of a resolution calling for a seven-day ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

French students most affected by social inequality, OECD finds

The OECD’s international scholastic study, the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), released on Tuesday found that students in France were most affected by their economic and social circumstances.

French Interior Minister Cazeneuve succeeds Valls as prime minister

France's former interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve became the country's new prime minister on Tuesday, a day after Manuel Valls announced he would resign to run for the presidency in 2017.

Rail traffic at Paris Gare du Nord resumes after power cut

Train services in and out of Paris’s busy Gare du Nord resumed on Wednesday afternoon having have been completely halted because of a massive power cut, French rail operator SNCF said.

Prime Minister Valls set to announce French presidential bid

Socialist French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is to announce later on Monday that he will run for president in next year’s election, Agence France-Presse and French television reported.

Citing ban on religious symbols, French court orders park to remove Virgin Mary

A town in eastern France has been ordered to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary to comply with a national ban on religious symbols in public, the local mayor said Saturday.

Le Pen victory in France would be 'body blow' to EU, Cameron says

Britain's former prime minister David Cameron said Saturday that a win for Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election next year would deliver a "body blow" to Europe, adding that he hoped a mainstream party would unite French voters.

France commits $30 million to protect endangered cultural heritage

France is committing $30 million toward a new fund set up to protect cultural heritage sites during times of armed conflict.

All eyes on Valls after Hollande bows out of French presidential race

Now that French President François Hollande has announced that he will not be seeking another term, all eyes are on his prime minister, Manuel Valls, ahead of the left wing’s January primary to choose a presidential candidate for 2017.