A French village is calling for nationwide support after losing a legal fight for local businesses' right to use its name to sell their products.
The 2014 Cannes Film Festival selection resists any temptation to be swamped by Hollywood, with films from around the world and by new talents as well as cinema veterans like Jean-Luc Godard.
French screen idol Catherine Deneuve has rounded on fellow actress Sophie Marceau, after the former Bond girl insulted president François Hollande.
Films by Jean-Luc Godard, Ken Loach, the Dardennes brothers and David Cronenberg are among those chosen to compete for the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes film festival, it ...
A French explorer is planning to search for a lost Incan city reputed to hold vast treasure.
Paris's landmark art déco hotel, Le Lutetia, closed on Monday for renovations that will take three years and cost nearly 100 million euros.
A French auction house has scrapped a sale of objects that belonged to Nazi leaders Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after Culture Minister Aurélie Flipetti joined Jewish groups in calling ...
The Criée Theatre in Marseille is joining in Shakespeare’s 450th birthday party with a comic double-bill.
Twelve masterpieces from French museums are to travel to the Chinese territory of Macau as part of the Le French May season, celebrated annually on the island and in Hong Kong.
One of the most notorious works of erotica in the history of world literature is to be returned to France.
Frenchman Jacques Le Goff, one of the most influential medieval historians of modern times, died in Paris on Tuesday aged 90.
An upcoming Rolling Stones concert in Paris was sold out in less than an hour, organisers said Friday. Fans snapped all 75,000 tickets in 51 minutes, they reported.
The programme for the 68th Avignon Festival, one of the largest annual international theatre events in the world, has been unveiled in Paris.
French police have busted one of the biggest cannabis money-laundering networks ever discovered in the country.
The sale of a collection of Art Déco and Art Nouveau objects, belonging to Paris art expert Félix Marcilhac, attracted 21 record sums, auctioneers Sotheby’s and Artcurial ...
France is to give back three paintings pillaged by the Nazis on Tuesday, the day before George Clooney's film The Monuments Men opens in French cinemas.
A French short film on forced marriages, released to coincide with International Women's Day, has caused a stir but not for the reasons you may expect.
A co operative set up by skilled former workers at Lejaby lingerie looks set to close as angry staff blame banks for lack of funding.
"Mr Hublot", a joint Franco-Luxembourger production, took the prize for Best animated short film at the US Academy Awards on Sunday, beating the Disney favourite "Get a ...
French film-maker Alain Resnais died "surrounded by his family" in Paris on Saturday evening, the producer of his last films, Jean-Louis Livi has announced.