Could France sell the Mona Lisa to pay off its debts?France is in debt to the tune of 2,000 billion euros. Could selling off the country’s art make a dent in that figure?
Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram into CameroonHundreds of Nigerian soldiers are among a flood of people fleeing into Cameroon following Boko Haram attacks. The government says it was a tactical charge, others suspect that the...
From Paris's Liberation to 'arresting' art in AvignonIn this look at the week’s art news we start with an exhibition that remembers the story of how Paris was freed from the Nazis 70 years ago. Then we head to Avignon in the south of...
Bartabas : Mixing Christ with Spanish music and dancing horsesIn this look at summer culture activities in France we start with the latest creation from French equestrian theatre genius Bartabas which is on tour around the country.
Beyond the Paris limits : Suburban ArtCrossing Paris infamous ring-road, known as the Périphérique, is considered "daring" and "a hassle" by many, but as our reporter Jade Barker discovers, the subu...
More than 10 years later, stolen Matisse returns homeA painting by French master Henri Matisse stolen more than a decade ago from a museum in Caracas, Venezuela finally arrived home on Monday.
Apollo: New movie technology has landedFive years ago, the CGI tale of a Viking boy becoming friends with a toothless dragon was a massive global box office success. So a sequel soaring into cinemas was inevitable. But...
Facebook faces UK probe over psychology experimentFacebook is facing an investigation by the UK data regulator over revelations it manipulated the news feeds of some 700,000 users for a psychology experiment. The Information Commi...
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
Culture strikes: French government tries to appease protestersFrance is well known for its strikes and protests and now even entertainers have been taking to the streets. They are furious at the government's proposals to shake up their s...
Robots in our livesThis week, we have a very special guest on Tech 24. Aria is a robot, made in France. In this edition we look at how robots are being introduced into our lives around the world. We...
'Artists' subsidies are an important part of France'Kim Montels is a 32-year-old Canadian circus artist based in Toulouse for the past 10 years. She told FRANCE 24 about her experience with France’s unique system of subsidies for un...
Strikes threaten French summer arts festivalsFrance’s busy summer arts calendar has been thrown into disarray by a strike protesting proposed reforms to the country’s unique system of subsidies for unemployed artists and tech...