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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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Probe into French presidential candidate Fillon widens, Putin ties revealed

French conservative presidential candidate François Fillon's legal problems deepened on Tuesday, with financial prosecutors expanding a probe into payments to his family to suspected "aggravated fraud, forgery and use of forgeries", a source said.

French interior minister resigns amid inquiry into hiring teenage daughters

French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resign Tuesday after he was placed under preliminary investigation amid revelations that he hired his two teenage daughters as parliamentary aides with exorbitant salaries, all at the taxpayers’ expense.

French Catholic bishops accused of ‘covering-up sex abuses’

Twenty-five French bishops have been covering up scores of cases of sexual abuses by Catholic priests, French media revealed on Tuesday in a report reminiscent of the Spotlight investigation into clergy sex abuse.

French police arrest suspected suppliers of gun used in Paris Orly airport attack

French police arrested on Tuesday two individuals suspected of supplying the pellet gun used by Ziyed Ben Belgacem, the man who was shot dead at Paris's Orly airport after trying to grab the rifle of a soldier on patrol.

Le Pen, Macron go head-to-head in first French presidential TV debate

Over three-and-a-half hours of fast-paced debate on Monday evening, France’s five leading presidential candidates laid down the gauntlet for the first face-to-face showdown of this roller coaster campaign.

Orly airport attacker 'had been drinking, taking drugs', autopsy reveals

The man shot dead at Paris's Orly airport after attacking a soldier was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time, a judicial source said Sunday.

Video: Promoting the French language in Brazil

Monday, March 20 is Journée Internationale de la Francophonie (International French Language Day) and a French high school in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a 100 percent graduation success rate is a showcase for promoting the language abroad.

French Socialist Hamon rallies thousands to bolster flagging presidential campaign

French Socialist Benoit Hamon attempted to turn around his flagging presidential campaign on Sunday, attacking his main rivals as the "money" candidates in a key speech aimed at halting his poll slide.

French rugby clubs Racing 92 and Stade Francais abandon merger

A controversial merger between top French clubs Racing 92 and Stade Francais that sparked an outcry from players, fans and officials has been abandoned, Racing 92 president Jacky Lorenzetti said Sunday.

Thousands rally behind far-left presidential candidate Mélenchon

Far-left French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon gathered tens of thousands of supporters in Paris at a rally Saturday calling for deep reforms in the French constitution.

In pictures: 11 candidates to face off in French presidential election

France’s highest court on Saturday announced that the country’s upcoming presidential election will include 11 candidates.

Mystery suit donor named as Fillon's French presidential bid hits point of no return

The mystery benefactor who bought two bespoke suits for scandal-plagued French presidential candidate François Fillon in February was named on Friday as well-known lawyer Robert Bourgi, a judicial source said, confirming a report in daily Le Monde.

Grasse school shooting suspect: What we know so far

A 16-year-old student has been arrested after allegedly opening fire at Alexis de Tocqueville High School in the southern French town of Grasse. More than a dozen people were injured in the incident, including the headmaster.

Letter bomb that exploded at IMF offices in Paris was ‘sent from Greece’

An envelope that exploded at the European offices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Paris on Thursday carried a Greek return address and purported to have been sent by an opposition party official, Greece’s public order minister said.

French woman with Down’s syndrome fulfills dream of presenting weather

A young French woman with Down’s syndrome fulfilled a lifelong dream on Tuesday after presenting the weather forecast on national television.