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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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Macron is 'pretty sure Trump will change his mind' on Paris climate pact

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday reminded his US counterpart Donald Trump of his responsibility to history over his decision to quit the Paris climate change agreement, in an interview aired on CBS.

'We're not moving fast enough,' France's Macron tells Paris climate summit

More than 50 world leaders assembled in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite US President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord.

Laurent Wauquiez: The hardliner leading France's Republicans further right

After a career that began following centrist politician Jacques Barrot, Laurent Wauquiez has headed more and more towards the right. Now, elected president of the Republicans, he will have to reach past his base to establish an effective opposition.

French schools to have choirs, but no mobile phones

The French government has announced that mobile phones will be banned in French schools by September 2018, and that choirs will be introduced over the next two years.

France's love-hate relationship with wolves

Furtive, wily and the animal of fairy tales, wolves fascinate nature lovers, but they raise fears among French sheep breeders who are trying to save their flocks.

Macron urges Netanyahu to 'show courage' over Palestinian peace process

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began a trip to Europe on Sunday facing widespread criticism of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state and pressure to engage in the peace process.

French opposition elects right-winger Wauquiez as new leader

Demoralised and divided, France's traditional centre-right party is expected to move closer to the far-right on Sunday after picking a tough-talking devout Catholic as its new leader to take on centrist President Emmanuel Macron.

The other Hallyday effect: Traffic jams, scant donations and nasty tweets

France came to a standstill on Saturday as it paid tribute to late rock star Johnny Hallyday. But the homage also led to a steep drop in donations for France’s most popular fundraiser and sparked a string of bitter comments on social media.

France's Lactalis orders baby milk recall over salmonella fears

French baby-milk maker Lactalis and health authorities have ordered a major international product recall because of fears of salmonella contamination following 26 cases of children falling sick in France.

France pays homage to late rock icon Johnny Hallyday

France pays homage Saturday to French rock icon Johnny Hallyday, who died this week of lung cancer at 74. French President Emmanuel Macron will pay a brief tribute to the singer, who will be honoured with a procession down the Champs-Élysées.

Johnny Hallyday: the biggest rock star you've never heard of

He was an enormous star in France, but Johnny Hallyday, the "French Elvis", who died after a battle with lung cancer Wednesday, was almost unknown in the English-speaking world.

World leaders reaffirm support for Lebanon’s Hariri at Paris talks

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri met world leaders for crisis talks in Paris on Friday as Lebanon tries to chart a path through the regional power struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Macron secures €12 billion in deals on Qatar visit

French President Emmanuel Macron said France and Qatar signed commercial contracts worth around €12 billion on a visit to Doha Thursday, adding that the deals underscored the close relationship between the two countries.

Bataclan charlatan: suspected fake Paris terror survivor on trial

A trained paramedic suspected of posing as a victim of the November 2015 terrorist attack on the Bataclan in Paris and seeking to collect compensation as a result goes on trial for attempted fraud on Friday in Versailles, near Paris.

Lyon's Fête des Lumières: From candles to extraordinary light shows

This week’s edition of France in Focus is coming to you from the city of Lyon where the world-famous “Festival of Lights”, or la Fête des Lumières, is in full swing. During four days, every corner of the city is glowing with colourful installations. We take a look at how France’s third-biggest city came to host this event and which today draws millions of visitors.