Eiffel Tower reopens after staff protest over pickpocketsParis’s iconic Eiffel Tower on Friday reopened after staff working at the popular landmark staged a near one-day walkout to protest a steep increase in pickpockets targeting the…
Music show: Mumford & Sons and the 'Queen of British Blues'Music critic Mark Thompson chats to Richelle Harrison Plesse about this week's new releases. Mumford & Sons change their tune on "Wilder Mind", R'n'B chanteuse Ciara embraces…
New Paris exhibit celebrates 100 years of Édith PiafA new exhibition on French diva Édith Piaf opened Tuesday in Paris, offering an in-depth look at the woman who became a postwar star and an enduring national icon.
French baking taking over the worldFrance is well known for its culinary traditions and the nation's dishes are already famous worldwide. Now, its bread has become a rising star too, with bakers from across the…
Paris museums eye ban on 'dangerous' selfie sticksMuseums in the world's most visited city are moving to ban the popular extendable rods because of the danger they pose to both visitors and the priceless artworks on display.
Music Show: Bob Dylan, Diana Krall and Lulu GainsbourgMusic critic Mariam Saab speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's music news, including Bob Dylan singing Sinatra "his way" on "Shadows in the Night", Diana Krall covering Dylan…
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A Paris hidden within its passagesSecluded passageways and pearls of French architecture lie undetected in the heart of Paris. Discover the hidden corridors of the French capital with ‘You Are Here’.
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"Jambon-Beurre", the king of sandwiches in France!It may seem like a simple ham sandwich, but the Parisian 'Jambon-Beurre' is one of the French capital’s culinary staples. The secret to its success lies in the combination of the…
France’s Louvre keeps title as world’s most-visited museumThe famous Louvre in France received 9.3 million visitors last year, retaining its title as the most-visited museum in the world, the Paris attraction announced Tuesday.
FRANCE IN FOCUS
France: 2014 in reviewAs 2014 wraps up we explore which stories made the headlines here in France this year. We then look at what is set to make waves here in 2015, and more particularly some of the…
Tiny village outshines Champs-Elysées with Christmas displayThe lights that adorn the Champs-Elysées in Paris are perhaps the best known in France. But one tiny village in the country's south says its Christmas lights are more than a match.
Explosion rocks French Cultural Centre in GazaA powerful blast rocked the French Cultural Centre in Gaza City on Friday evening, marking the second time the facility was hit by an explosion in the past two months.