France buries Henri d'Orleans, the man who would be king

France buries Henri d’Orleans, the man who would be king

The duke of Paris died aged 85 on January 21st -- by coincidence, the anniversary of the execution of King Louis XVI during the French Revolution in 1793. "This...
Search for missing Sala plane to begin on Sunday

Search for missing Sala plane to begin on Sunday

Tributes to Emiliano Sala outside Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday. Photo: AFP The privately-funded search for the missing plane carrying Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala will begin on Sunday, conditions...
France's 'yellow vests' rail at police violence

France’s ‘yellow vests’ rail at police violence

The latest marches came a day after France's top court threw out a bid to ban weapons that shoot 40-millimeter rubber projectiles blamed for a number of serious...
From gilt to grey, Paris Elysee hall gets subdued makeover

From gilt to grey, Paris Elysee hall gets subdued makeover

The most prestigious room in France's grand presidential palace has toned down the gold in favour of a subtle palette of grey after a months-long renovation that was...
Three men charged with supplying gun to Strasbourg market attacker

Three men charged with supplying gun to Strasbourg market attacker

Three men were Friday charged with supplying the weapon used by the gunman in the Christmas market attack in the French city of Strasbourg and placed in pre-trial...
French priest jailed for sexual abuse

French priest jailed for sexual abuse

The trial was held behind closed doors at Colmar Criminal Court, in northeast France, which publicly announced the sentence late Friday. The 60-year-old cleric, who will have to spend...
'Aggressive, thoughtless, arrogant': This is how bad French drivers really are

‘Aggressive, thoughtless, arrogant’: This is how bad French drivers really are

On the whole, foreigners love living in France and tourists love visiting. But one of the grievances you'll hear frequently is how bad the French are at driving. But what...
Paris: Four bodies pulled from River Seine in three weeks

Paris: Four bodies pulled from River Seine in three weeks

The body of a young man was pulled out of the Seine in Paris on Friday, the fourth to be found in the river in the capital in...
La Chandeleur: The day the French get superstitious and go crazy over crepes

La Chandeleur: The day the French get superstitious and go crazy over crepes

Coins on crêpes, flipping crêpes, and crêpes on top of the wardrobe.  That’s what you can expect to see on Saturday February 2, 2019 as the French dig out...
The ten Paris streets you just have to walk down

PICTURE QUIZ: Can you name all these famous streets in Paris?

Paris is full of streets that have their own unique charm, whether they're stunningly beautiful, played an important role in French history or have a quirky past of...

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