When the Louvre’s new entrance – a glass pyramid – was first unveiled 30 years ago, many in France were shocked by its revolutionary design. But “la pyramide” has been key to making the Louvre the most-visited museum in the world.
Following accusations of police violence at Yellow Vest protests, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced that riot police in Paris will be equipped with body cameras to record their use of rubber bullets and other weapons.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s former security officer and deputy chief of staff Alexandre Benalla used diplomatic passports nearly 20 times after his dismissal from the Élysée.
French newspaper Le Monde faced huge criticism on Sunday after it published a highly provocative cover of French President Emmanuel Macron for its Saturday M magazine.
Tutankhamun’s treasures, major works by Leonardo da Vinci, Victor Vasarely’s optical illusions, Pablo Picasso and his muse, Dora Maas – 2019 looks set to be a memorable year for exhibitions in Paris. Here is our guide to the top ten shows:
With temperatures averaging 14°C, 2018 was France’s warmest year on record. While the French government’s response has been criticized, climate crusaders are fighting back with a record-breaking petition and plans to sue the government.
French company Vinci has built the world’s first stretch of motorway made entirely from recycled road materials.
Time with luminaries is the newest commodity for sale at French auctions. Instead of Old Master paintings and Ming Dynasty porcelain, you can bid for private moments with world-famous footballers, chefs and violinists.
French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot said Sunday he hoped the verdict against Monsanto for failing to inform the public about the risks of its product would put an end to political indifference to the danger of pesticides.
A study by the European Transport & Environment association published on Friday confirmed that spending a few days in various popular European capitals is equivalent to smoking between one and four cigarettes.