A life-size replica of the Hermione, the French navy frigate that shipped General Lafayette to America to fight in the US war of independence, tests French waters on Sunday.
France’s outgoing culture minister Aurélie Filipetti has joined Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg in blasting President François Hollande’s economic policy
The Indonesian wine forger Rudy Rurniawan was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for having made counterfeit wines, including French vintages.
Former homeless people are becoming guides in Paris as part of their rehabilitation process.
Cross-channel high-speed train operator Eurostar is to launch a direct London-Marseille service from 1 May next year. The journey should take about six hours 15 minutes.
Pablo Picasso’s oldest daughter is to donate a drawing and a sketchbook to Paris’s Picasso museum when it opens after five years of closure that were dogged by controversy.
Beauty .... on stage and off, in Satoshi Miyagi’s telling of one of the stories told in the ancient Indian epic, the Mahabharata. RFI’s Rosslyn Hyams reports.