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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

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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 highest court to rule on burkini ban

France's highest administrative court will present its ruling Friday on a request to overturn a ban on the 'burkini', as controversy mounts surrounding the full-body swimsuit.

Iconic French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel dies at 86

French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel, who was lovingly called the Queen of Knitwear, died on Thursday at the age of 86 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease, her daughter said.

Photos of French beach police fining headscarfed woman go viral

Images of a headscarfed woman on a French beach being surrounded and fined by police officers in the southern French city of Nice have gone viral amid an increasingly heated debate over the burkini ban imposed by some French towns.

New school year to include terror attack drills for French students

French schools will now hold three security drills a year - including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises - as the French government ramps up security measures after a string of deadly extremist attacks.

Burkini sales soar in wake of French beach ban, designer says

A controversial French ban on wearing the burkini has boosted sales of the swimsuit – particularly among non-Muslim women, says the Australian designer credited with creating the full-body swimwear.

India investigates damage caused by French submarine data leak

India is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on Wednesday, after a leak of documents relating to its combat capabilities.

Pressure mounts on Western powers to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

As a UN conference on the arms trade kicked off in Geneva on Monday, France, Britain and the United States came under fire from NGOs for selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, which is waging a controversial campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Hollande welcomes Team France Olympians at the Elysée presidential palace

France’s Olympic team returned home on Tuesday where they received a hero’s welcome at the Elysée presidential palace in Paris after winning a total of 42 medals – 10 of them gold – at the Rio Games.

Attacks, strikes and floods decimate Paris tourism

Tourism in the Paris region suffered a severe setback in 2016 following a wave of terrorist attacks, strikes and severe flooding that cost the French capital around 750 million euros in lost revenue, officials said Tuesday.

Three arrested in August for planning attacks, says France's Cazeneuve

Seven people with links to terrorist networks, at least three of whom were planning attacks, have been arrested in France this month, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday.

Two French volunteers found dead on island off Madagascar

Two young French volunteers found dead Sunday on an island off the northeast coast of Madagascar were likely murdered, French and Madagascan authorities said.

French farmers picket dairy giant Lactalis over falling prices

French farmers are occupying an intersection outside the headquarters of dairy giant Lactalis and crying for help as they struggle to compete with cheaper countries in Europe's single market.

France launches new wave of air strikes on IS group targets in Syria’s Raqqa

France on Sunday launched a fresh wave of air strikes targeting the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, destroying an arms depot and combat positions in the group’s stronghold of Raqqa, the French foreign ministry said.

Birthday girl Estelle Mossely is France’s first female to win boxing gold

Estelle Mossely celebrated her birthday in style by punching her way into the history books as she became the first Frenchwoman to win Olympic boxing gold on Friday.

France reports 53% rise in population at Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp

Local authorities in the French port city of Calais on Friday said the number of migrants living in the infamous “Jungle” camp has seen a “spectacular” rise over the summer, increasing by 53 percent in just two months.