L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt photographed in Paris on 12, October 2011.

Trial to open for 10 accused of exploiting ageing L’Oreal heiress

Ten people accused of taking advantage of cosmetics billionaire Liliane Bettencourt will go on trial on Monday in what is slated to be one of the year’s biggest courtroom dramas.

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Joel (L) and Ethan Coen, Cannes 2013
20/01/2015 - France - US
The Coen brothers, the American directors of hits like "Fargo" and "The Big Lebowski", are to be joint presidents of the Jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival. ...
Marion Cotillard in "Two Days, One Night" a film directed by Belgian brothers Dardenne.ilm belge des frères Dardenne.
16/01/2015 - France - United States
French actress Marion Cotillard has received her second Oscar nomination for best actress in seven years for her role in the film Two Days, One Night directed by Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc ...
David Pope, press cartoonist
08/01/2015 - France
Cartoonists from the US to Algeria onThursday tweeted tributes to their colleagues at Charlie Hebdo who were gunned down by two men claiming to be avenging the prophet Mohammed, the subject of ...
A visitor to the Louvre snaps Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa
07/01/2015 - France
Paris’s Louvre museum was the world’s most visited museum in 2014, keeping its place at the top of the international culture league.
"Avoir 20 ans dans les Aurès" won the international critics'prize at Cannes in 1972.
05/01/2015 - FRANCE

French radical film-maker René Vautier died on Sunday aged 86. He claimed to be the "most censored director in France."

American artist Jeff Koons.
17/12/2014 - France
Paris-based publicist Franck Davidovici is accusing American contemporary artist Jeff Koons of unlawfully copying a 1985 advertisement in a work on display in the French capital, the plaintiff's ...
Le Centquatre contemporary arts centre in Paris
08/12/2014 - France -South Africa

An artists’ collective on Monday asked a Paris court to order a halt to the controversial Exhibit B show, which its members judge to be racist and degrading.

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Mali's Bakary Sako with Cote D'Ivoire's Ismaël Diomandé.
25/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015
A Ghana fan cheers for the team during their match against Algeria  in Mongomo
24/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015
Ghana's Christian Atsu challenges Algeria's Faouzi Ghoulam during their match in Mongomo on 23 January, 2015
24/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015
Rami Bedoui (R) of Tunisia with Zambia's Emmanuel Mayuka
23/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015