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David Bowie dominates Brit Awards…from a distance

How do you steal a show’s limelight without even turning up? That’s exactly what David Bowie did at the Brit Awards. The rock legend was named best British male artist but sent his friend Kate Moss along to accept the accolade on his behalf. We’ll have a wrap-up of all the rest of the gongs and show highlight’s, including One Direction’s Harry Styles "toilet incident".

Also on the show: it’s one of the most read and translated books in French but many don’t realise "The Little Prince" was actually born in New York. We also meet the people behind the lens at a quirky photo exhibition here in Paris that features pension-age pom-pom girls, the children of Transylvania and a fair few nudes!

 

Plus we’ll give you a sneak peak at some of the looks coming out of Milan Fashion Week.
 

By Jade BARKER

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2015-02-26 culture

How French women wash

There are plenty of questionable stereotypes about the French, especially when it comes to hygiene. Apparently, in the United States, some people truly believe deodorant is...

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2015-02-25 rock music

Music Show: Blur, Scorpions and The Rodeo

Our critic Mark Thompson talks to Eve Jackson about the week's music news, including Blur’s return and the Scorpions at 50. Their French pick of the week is Parisian...

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2015-02-24 culture

German rock band Scorpions 'return to forever', 50 years on

Notorious for thrashing out rock and roll anthems and serenading fans across generations with timeless power ballads, the Scorpions have been conquering the world of rock for the...

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2015-02-20 culture

Marisa Olson's parallel universe

From auditioning for American Idol to trying to bring old electronic devices back to life, she experiments with contemporary culture in the name of art. Her work has been...

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2015-02-19 culture

Violetta: Argentinian TV sensation comes to Paris

Eve Jackson tells us what's hot in the world of culture this week, including who's tipped to win an Oscar on Sunday, Violetta in France, "Dr Death" opening his controversial...

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