"Ici Londres…" The French radio service that gave the resistance hopeThrough the airwaves they gave supporters of the resistance in every corner of wartime France hope, on today’s show we remember BBC Radio Londres.
A museum for the master of blackPierre Soulages, arguably France’s most famous living artist, is known as a master of the colour black. A museum dedicated to his life’s work opened on Friday in Rodez, a town in t...
Pharrell Williams turns hand to ‘feminist’ art in ParisAmerican pop superstar Pharrell Williams has turned his talents to art, opening an exhibition in Paris this week titled ‘Girl’ – also the name of his latest music album.
Zut alors! An Englishman set to guard the French languageWe take a look at cultural events this evening, with reaction to the news that an Englishman has been elected to the body designed to protect the French language. There's a de...
Tintin breaks records with EUR2.5mn saleAn original page of drawings of the beloved comic character Tintin sold at auction Saturday in Paris for more than two million euros, setting a new world record for comics.
Mike Leigh's 'Mr Turner': A gritty take on one of Britain's most famous paintersAfter the glitzy opening ceremony, the main competition kicks off this Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival. France 24's Catherine Nicholson tells us about Mike Leigh's f...
Arnold Schwarzenegger is back, and proving he's got brains and brawnHe’s famous for playing muscled-up action heroes, but Arnold Schwarzenegger tells us he plans to put that behind him for more "complex roles", starting with his latest fi...
Controversial collector of Nazi-looted art dies at 81Cornelius Gurlitt, a reclusive German art collector whose long-secret hoard of well over 1,000 works triggered an international uproar over the fate of art looted by the Nazis, die...
Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner star in American football drama 'Draft Day'In today’s show we catch up with the cast of new film "Draft Day". Director Ivan Reitman gives us a behind-the-scenes peek at America's most popular sport - and all...
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
The battle for AlstomThis week, General Electric is on track to take over the struggling French industrial group Alstom's energy business, despite government intervention. Next, we give you a prev...
Louvre Abu Dhabi unveils preview of treasures in ParisThe Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors in December 2015 in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates, and organisers hope it will put the country, known for flashy hotels and arid desert...
Wall designArtists and designers continue to find inspiration in walls, constantly coming up with new and exciting creations.