Five shows to see at this year’s Fête de la Musique in ParisAs France celebrates the official start of summer on Tuesday with the 35th annual Fête de la Musique, FRANCE 24 takes a look at some of the free concerts happening in Paris as…
Paris anthropology museum toasts Jacques ChiracThe Quai Branly anthropology museum in Paris is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with an exhibition focused on former French president Jacques Chirac, and with a name change…
Christo's new art project lets people ‘walk on water’Thousands of people stepped out onto the latest work by renowned artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff in northern Italy Saturday, seizing their chance to "walk on water".
French chefs toasted, but world's best restaurant is ItalianItaly's "Osteria Francescana" was crowned world's best restaurant of 2016 at an awards ceremony in New York on Monday, the first Italian establishment to win the annual accolade.
Flood-damaged Chambord castle appeals for fundsThe Château de Chambord, the largest and most famous castle in France’s Loire Valley, has made an appeal for public donations after heavy flooding last week left it submerged in…
Muslims around the world begin fasting month of RamadanThe holy month of Ramadan began Monday in several countries around the world including Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The French Council of the Muslim Faith…
Paris Ritz hotel reopens after four-year renovationThe iconic Paris Ritz hotel will re-open its palatial doors to guests Monday after nearly four years of renovations and a major fire.
Tourists shut out of museums, but Paris retains its charmIt’s a day when tourists would ordinarily be found wending their way round the forecourt of the Orsay Museum awaiting entry to one of Paris’s landmark galleries, but this Sunday…
Autopsy results show Prince died of opioid overdosePrince died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid painkiller that is up to 50 times more potent than heroin, autopsy results released Thursday show.
Louvre museum closes to evacuate stored art as floodwaters riseThe Louvre museum in flood-hit Paris said it would close on Friday to evacuate artworks held in its underground reserves as the River Seine began to burst its banks.
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US hails ‘small victory’ as Paris auction pulls Acoma shieldA French auction house on Monday withdrew an Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States.
French artist's optical illusion makes Louvre Pyramid 'disappear'The French street artist known as "JR" has made the Louvre Pyramid in Paris disappear in an optical illusion created by covering the huge glass structure with a trompe l'oeil…