The Euro 2016 with FRANCE 24
Euro 2016 kicks off on Friday, June 10 with hosts France the clear favourite to win. But many football commentators point to the near self-destructive streak in Didier Deschamps’s squad. Unlike previous years, it’s an open playing field: Spain, the winner of the last two Euro trophies, have been toppled; the Germans are always good but may have lost their edge; the England squad appear a little young but this could be to their advantage; and it remains to be seen if Belgium’s stars can pull off a major upset. Follow all the action with FRANCE 24 Sport.
Cannes Film Festival: Full coverage 2016
The 69th Cannes Film Festival runs through May 11-22, with the likes of Pedro Almodovar, Jim Jarmusch, Jeff Nichols and Park Chan-wook vying for the film world's most coveted prize. FRANCE 24 brings you all the latest from the movie theatres and the red carpet.
The 68th Cannes Film Festival runs through May 13-24, with the likes of Gus Van Sant, Todd Haynes, Paolo Sorrentino and Jia Zhangke vying for the film world's most coveted prize. FRANCE 24 brings you all the latest from the movie theatres and the red carpet.
Remembering Auschwitz, 70 years on
On January 27, 1945, the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland was liberated by Soviet forces. Seventy years later, Holocaust survivors and heads of state from across Europe gather to commemorate the lives of the camp’s 1.1 million victims, the vast majority of whom were Jews. See FRANCE 24’s special coverage of the event.
Tour de France 2014
For its 101st edition, the Tour de France gets underway in Yorkshire for three stages in the UK. It will then head across the Channel for a route that gives pride and place to the north and east of France, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Follow all the latest from Le Tour on FRANCE 24.
World Cup 2014
Starting June 12 and wrapping up in the legendary Maracana Stadium a month later, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, hosted by Brazil, is set to rivet football fans around the world. With 32 countries participating and 64 games scheduled, FRANCE 24 brings you coverage of the competition from “the land of football".
D-DAY 70TH ANNIVERSARY
FRANCE 24 joins commemorations marking D-Day with a full week of coverage leading up to the ceremonies on June 6. Seventy years after the Allied landings, war heroes and others retell the moments that turned the tide in WWII.
The 67th Cannes Film Festival unfolds in France May 14-25. Among those vying for the Palme d’Or are David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Mike Leigh and Jean-Luc Godard. Stars expected on the red carpet include Marion Cotillard, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Channing Tatum. FRANCE 24 film critic and editor Jon Frosch brings you the latest.
Rwanda: The last genocide of the 20th century
On April 7 1994, Rwanda was gripped by a murderous wave of violence, that left over 800,000 dead in just 100 days. FRANCE 24 looks back at the origins and circumstances that led to the last genocide of the 20th century.