Video: King Tut’s mask ‘not ruined’ by glued-on beardThe damage caused by a botched repair of the mask of King Tutankhamun that left dried glue on the priceless relic may be reparable, a German conservator said Saturday.
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.
A new generation of gamesAdults are showing a growing interest in playing games, all manner of games, and there are new establishments where they can go to play them and let their imagination run wild.
Enhanced olfactory experiencesArts in general and literature in particular have always inspired perfumers. Fragrances can tell a story, tell someone's story.
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…
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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…
Louvre on the moveThe Louvre is on the move - by the end of next year, another branch of the iconic museum will open its doors in Abu Dhabi. A selection of the new museum's treasures are…
Wall designArtists and designers continue to find inspiration in walls, constantly coming up with new and exciting creations.
The Bilbao effect: If you build it, will they come?If you build it, will they come? The city of Bilbao in the north of Spain launched a massive urban regeneration project in the 1990s. The centrepiece was the opening of the…
Ayo lights up the studioSinger-songwriter Ayo joins us on set for an impromptu concert. She also takes the time to chat about her fourth album "Ticket to the World", how she juggles life on the road and…
FRANCE IN FOCUS
Parliament debates military intervention in Central African RepublicThis week, French lawmakers debate the country's military intervention in Central African Republic. Next, the Philharmonic hall of Paris is causing controversy - and it…
Long lost Van Gogh painting of French oaks unveiledAfter being stored for more than 100 years by collectors who thought it was a forgery, a work by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh has finally been authenticated and unveiled in…
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