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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



















SELFIES before the iPhone: MEN from Raichel Le Goff on Vimeo. - Raichel Le Goff

 



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National Front's Marine Le Pen takes lead in new opinion poll

2017-01-20
National Front leader Marine Le Pen has edged ahead of conservative rival and former frontrunner François Fillon of Les Républicains party, a major poll released on Thursday showed.

Frogs legs and brains? The French food hard to stomach

2017-01-19
France is famous for its gastronomy, but some delicacies are a little hard to stomach for first-time visitors. From snails and blood sausage to tripe and frogs' legs, this week we focus on dishes the French love... and tourists find downright disgusting!

France's battered Socialists make last pitch to voters in primary debate

2017-01-19
Left-wing candidates sparred in the last of three televised debates on Thursday ahead of a wide-open primary to designate a presidential candidate, with polls suggesting whoever wins will struggle to head off a humiliating defeat in the spring.

Outsider Hamon has momentum ahead of left-wing primary vote

2017-01-18
A French socialist outsider who wants to legalise cannabis and introduce a universal basic income of 750 euros gained new ground in the left-wing presidential primaries Thursday, winning the final debate before Sunday’s first-round vote in one poll.

Feminists furious over decision by 'French Oscars' to honour Roman Polanski

2017-01-19
Feminists called for protests Thursday at the "French Oscars" next month after controversial film director Roman Polanski agreed to preside over the ceremony.

French presidential hopeful, ex-PM Valls slapped during campaign stop

2017-01-17
A youth reached out apparently to slap former prime minister Manuel Valls when he was on an election tour in France's Brittany region on Tuesday and was wrestled to the ground by a security guard, a video by local media showed.

Brexit: UK’s Johnson warns France against WW2-style ‘punishment beatings’

2017-01-18
Britain's foreign minister warned France on Wednesday against World War II-style "punishment beatings" after Paris indicated that it would not accept improved conditions for the UK outside the single market.

France braces for coldest temperatures in five years

2017-01-17
Temperatures in France on Tuesday are expected to drop to their lowest level in five years as officials and charities announced extraordinary measures in response to the winter cold.

French politicians turn to YouTube as presidential race heats up

2017-01-16
French politicians are increasingly turning to social media as the 2017 presidential race heats up, with YouTube being the latest frontier explored by rival camps. FRANCE 24 asked French political vlogger Jean Massiet to grade the performances.

Pro-EU Macron surges in French election polls

2017-01-16
Once seen as a wild card in France’s increasingly unpredictable presidential campaign, former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, an independent who has never held elected office, is gaining seemingly unstoppable momentum on a strong pro-EU platform.

France warns of 'serious consequences' if US embassy moves to Jerusalem

2017-01-15
Speaking as 70 countries gather for Mideast peace talks in Paris on Sunday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault warned of "extremely serious consequences" if the US moves its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as planned.

France to install CCTV in abattoirs after animal slaughter scandals

2017-01-15
French lawmakers voted on Thursday to introduce surveillance cameras in abattoirs throughout France after the release of a damning report exposing animal cruelty on the facilities.

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet takes first footsteps in space

2017-01-14
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet floated into space on his first-ever spacewalk Friday, and helped install three new, refrigerator-sized lithium-ion batteries to upgrade the power system at the International Space Station.

Candidates spar over labour law in first French left-wing presidential debate

2017-01-12
Former French prime minister Manuel Valls on Thursday defended a controversial labour reform passed under his tenure as he squared off against other left-wing presidential hopefuls in a televised debate.

France's Le Pen has coffee at Trump Tower ... but Trump won't see her

2017-01-12
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen was spotted at Trump Tower on Thursday, but a spokesman for the US president-elect said she would not be meeting him – nor any members of his transition team.