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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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Latest French labour protests fail to draw large crowds

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of France on Thursday to denounce President Emmanuel Macron's planned labour reforms, but low turnouts suggested the resistance is running out of steam.

Macron sets out counter-terror programme for next five years

French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a plan to bolster France's domestic security on Wednesday during a speech to police forces at the presidential Elysée Palace.

French parliament adopts controversial anti-terror bill

The French parliament on Wednesday adopted a tough new anti-terrorism bill that gives authorities vastly expanded powers to search homes, restrict movement and close places of worship.

French magazine 'Les Inrocks' slammed for rock star convict cover

French music magazine Les Inrockuptibles has issued “regrets” a week after featuring a French rock star who beat his girlfriend to death on its cover.

How Qatar crisis played a role in Azoulay’s election as UNESCO chief

The election of France’s former culture minister Audrey Azoulay as UNESCO's new director-general is partly due to the crisis between Qatar and Saudi-led Gulf countries.

Macron rejects 'president of the rich' criticisms in rare TV interview

President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he was a president of all French, dismissing opponents' criticisms that his policies favour the rich and said his countrymen should adopt a more positive attitude towards success.

French, Qatari candidates neck-and-neck in race for UNESCO chief

France and Qatar were running neck-and-neck in the race to lead the UN's troubled cultural body after a third round of voting Wednesday whittled the field down to five.

French police attackers get jail for torching squad car

A Paris judge on Wednesday handed down jail terms of up to seven years to protesters who attacked and set fire to a police car with two officers inside in what he described as an "urban guerrilla scene".

Picasso's French Riviera mansion set to sell for 20 million euros

Picasso's mansion on the French Riviera – where his last wife tragically shot herself – is expected to be sold for more than 20 million euros ($24 million) at an auction on Thursday.

French public sector workers strike against Macron's reforms

More than 200,000 French public sector workers angered by President Emmanuel Macron's plans to freeze their pay and slash jobs went on strike Tuesday, amplifying opposition to his cost-cutting, pro-business agenda.

Two inmates under investigation for planning attacks in France

Two radicalised inmates in a French prison have been placed under formal investigation on suspicion of plotting attacks, only days before their expected release from jail, a judicial source said on Tuesday.

Jean Rochefort, veteran actor beloved in France, dies at 87

Jean Rochefort, the French actor who played a key role in one of the most cursed movie sagas in Hollywood history, has died aged 87, his daughter told AFP Monday.

French farmers protest in Lyon against rising wolf attacks

Animal lovers may be delighted that wolves are roaming the French mountains once again -- but the predators' increasing attacks on sheep have farmers longing to get their guns out.

Gaps in French prosecution's case against brother of Toulouse gunman

The trial of Abdelkader Merah – who stands accused of aiding and abetting his brother Mohamed in the March 2012 shootings that took place in southwestern France – has revealed flaws and gaps in the prosecution’s case.

France hands 'Mama Jihad' the maximum sentence for role in terrorist conspiracy

A French woman who travelled three times to Syria in support of her jihadist son was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday for being part of a terrorist conspiracy.