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.
Annual Festival of Lights electrifies French city of LyonLyon is celebrating its annual Fête des Lumières (Festival of Lights), a four-day period when public buildings, town squares and city parks all become canvases for works of art…
France 'to cut' movie stars' astronomical salariesFrance’s main cinema body has jumped into the heated debate over salaries paid to France’s biggest stars by cutting subsidies for films whose actors are paid too much, the French…
French: Learning the language of loveThis week's France in Focus is all about French, the fifth-most-spoken language in the world. French is thriving abroad, with the majority of speakers in Africa, and the total…