A Femen is dragged out of the way by French police. Photo: Sam Loeb/AFP French police on Sunday arrested three topless rights protesters who approached the motorcade of US President Donald Trump on the Champs-Elysees in Paris heading to...
As with many festivals in France the French will mark the feast of the Epiphany on Saturday by eating. Whereas Christmas Eve is all about oysters and foie gras, January 6th is all about the Galette des Rois (King’s Cake). So...
The motorists protest group aims to demonstrate its anger over the increasing cost of filling up with fuel by blockading roads, bringing traffic all over the country to a standstill.   The protests have also come to symbolise apparent divisions...
The 17th edition of the annual Nuit Blanche, which translates as "sleepless night" is set to take place this weekend (October 6th and 7th). This year's event which sees museums and galleries open all night, has been curated by...
It looks like Saturday November 17th is a day to stay off the roads in France if you possibly can as the so-called "yellow vest" protesters aim to demonstrate their anger over rising fuel cost and taxes by...
The "yellow vest" fuel tax protests around France continued into a third day on Monday with road blocks set up at petrol refineries and at strategic points on roads and motorways across the country. Read on for all...
The identity of the model who posed for the most scandalous painting of the 19th century, Gustave Courbet's "L'Origine du monde" (The Origin of the world), has finally been revealed. Experts say they are "99 percent sure" the painting's notoriously naked nether...
The protesters insist the plan threatens a "unique" natural habitat. "The Amazon reef is not an oil well" and "Defend the Amazon reef," read banners held aloft by supporters of Greenpeace and environmental group ANV-Cop21 as they converged on...
French drivers seething over high fuel prices brought traffic across the country to a standstill on Saturday. The "yellow vests" movement, named for the high-visibility jackets worn by supporters, erupted on social media last month with calls for mass...
Increasingly it looks like November 17th might be a day to avoid hitting the road in France altogether.    A new motorists protest movement in France -- that has been dubbed the 'yellow vests' (gilets jaunes) -- are hoping to force...

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