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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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Thousands march at Paris Gay Pride to demand procreation for all

Thousands of people took to the streets of the French capital Saturday for the fortieth Paris Gay Pride rally to remind French President Emmanuel Macron of his election promise to make medically assisted procreation (MAP) available for all.

The quiet voices saying 'no' to Paris’s Olympic bid

The French capital has been turned into a giant Olympic park this weekend in an extravagant final push to win the 2024 Olympics bid. While not all Parisians are in favour of the Games, dissenting voices are few and far between.

Franco-Swiss journalist wounded in Iraq’s Mosul dies of injuries

Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert, wounded in the same mine blast that killed two of her colleagues in the Iraqi city of Mosul earlier this week, has died, employers France Télévisions announced Saturday.

Ferrand to lead Macron’s lawmakers in French parliament

Former French minister Richard Ferrand, who has been fighting accusations of improper financial dealings during most of his few weeks in office, was elected on Saturday to lead President Emmanuel Macron’s lawmakers in parliament.

France's Macron and Germany's Merkel to lead post-Brexit EU revival

Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel used the French president's first Brussels summit Friday to deliver an unmistakeable message: their countries intend to lead the EU's post-Brexit revival.

Tourist bus slams into iconic Paris bridge

Four people were injured, one critically, when a double-decker tourist bus lodged itself into the Alexandre III bridge in central Paris around noon on Friday.

Paris turns on magic for 2024 Olympics: Running on River Seine

Divers plunged into the Seine and sprinters raced on a floating track as the French capital turned into a giant Olympic park on Friday in a final push to win the rights for the 2024 Olympic Games.

Migrants return to Calais, despite ‘inhuman’ conditions

Eight months after France’s notorious “Jungle” camp in Calais was dismantled, migrants desperate to make it to Britain are once again flocking to the northern port town. But this time, they do not even have the basics such as water or tents.

Terrorists sentenced for 2012 Jewish grocery shop attack in France

A French court on Thursday sentenced members of a jihadist network once considered among the country's most dangerous to between one and 28 years in prison for an attack on a Jewish grocery store in 2012.

France to stop granting oil exploration licences

France’s star environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, has unveiled a first set of eco-friendly measures, including a moratorium on new oil and gas exploration licenses, but pledged a soft approach to reducing fossil fuels and other hot issues.

Will global warming ruin French wine production?

Global warming is having a profound impact on the molecular make-up of grapes and therefore what we put in our wine glasses. According to one US study, the amount of land favourable to vineyards in Europe could be reduced by 68% in 2050. French vineyards now have no choice but to adapt or disappear, as this report explains.

In shift to ‘realpolitik’, Macron drops French calls to oust Assad

President Emmanuel Macron has said France no longer sees Bashar al-Assad’s departure as a pre-condition to resolving the Syrian conflict, ending his predecessor’s intransigent stance on the “Butcher of Damascus”.

France's Ntilikina gets dream move to NBA

French basketball guard Frank Ntilikina has sealed a dream move to the NBA's New York Knicks.

Champs-Élysées attacker pledged allegiance to IS group

A French prosecutor says a man who was killed when he drove a car packed with arms and explosives into a police convoy had pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group.

Paris rolls out anti-pollution measures amid European heat wave

Authorities in Paris this week rolled out a series of measures to limit pollution, which has reached worrying levels amid a heat wave gripping France and other European countries.