French President Francois Hollande (R) with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan as he leaves the Elysée Palace in Paris
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Erdogan slams world’s support for Kobane, Hollande prevaricates

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the US and its allies for paying too much attention to the Syrian town of Kobane, where Kurdish forces are fighting the Islamic State (IS) armed group, during a visit to Paris on Friday.

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The Picasso museum will reopen in October after five years of renovation
23/10/2014 - FRANCE

An over-budget, controversy-riddled reopening of Paris's Picasso museum is planned for Saturday, amid the fallout from a 71 million euro renovation.

Photo of the exterior of the Louis Vuitton Foundation
20/10/2014 - France

French president François Hollande officially opened a new cultural centre by French luxury brand Louis Vuitton on Monday. 

18/10/2014 - France - United States
An inflatable artwork resembling a giant anal plug was deflated overnight amid a right-wing twitterstorm about its being placed in one of Paris’s poshest squares.
14/10/2014 - France

Some French cinemas have cancelled screenings of the American horror film "Annabelle" after violence broke out at some seances.

French architect Jean Nouvel and his model of  the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
13/10/2014 - France - Emirates

300 French masterpieces are set to travel to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in the UAE.  The loan includes masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Andy Warhol...

10/10/2014 - Report: Culture
The French may be proud - and protective - of their own world-renowned cinema but one town on the Channel coast showcases moves from over the water for five days every year.
Neanderthal cave at  Gorham, Gibraltar.
09/10/2014 - France

French archaeologists have discovered some 200,000-year-old Neanderthal human remains in Normandy in an extremely rare discovery in northwestern Europe.

Patrick Modiano
09/10/2014 - France

French historical novelist Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature, the fifteenth time a French writer has won the distinction.

 

The Eiffel Tower's new glass floor
07/10/2014 - France

The Mayor of Paris on Monday officially opened a new glass floor on the first level of the Eiffel Tower, increasing the attraction of one of the world’s most visited monuments.

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