No more ads. The Alpine city of Grenoble is the first European city to ban all commercial street advertising. Instead, the French city will plant trees.
French auction house Artcurial announced on Sunday that it had set a world record after it sold a watercolour of the graphic novel hero Corto Maltese for more than 390,000 euros.
Six Boeing 747s carried 2,000 tonnes of Beaujolais wine from Paris to Hong Kong so that Asians could celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau 2014 vintage on Thursday.
A new literary festival kicks off on Friday in the south western French town of Pau with “happiness” as its inaugural theme.
Thousands of Beaujolais wine lovers gathered at midnight on Wednesday night in the eastern French home town of Beaujeu to sample the Beaujolais 2014 vintage.
Paris city councillors voted against plans on Monday for French capital's first modern skyscraper in more than 40 years, the Tour Triangle.
French ballerina Sylvie Guillem, one of the greatest dancers of her generation, has announced that she is to retire at the end of 2015.
Manitas de Plata, the gypsy guitarist of humble origins feted by Picasso and Dali, who enflamed flamenco-lovers the world over, has died aged 93, his daughter announced on
An all-woman jury awarded France's prestigious Femina Prize to Haiti's Yanick Lahens on Monday for Bain de lune, a family epic interwoven with the challenges facing her home country.