Ebola-prevention campaign, Conakry, Guinea, 26 October 2014.
France - Guinea

French President Hollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea

French President François Hollande was to visit Guinea on Friday in solidarity for the African nation where Ebola has killed 1,200 people.

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23/11/2014 - FRANCE

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.

Arts centre in Pau
20/11/2014 - France

A new literary festival kicks off on Friday in the south western French town of Pau with “happiness” as its inaugural theme.

20/11/2014 - France

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.

A black felt two-cornered hat belonging to French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte on display at the Osenat auction house in Paris
14/11/2014 - France
Napoleon’s hat will go under the hammer on Saturday.
'Je t'aime moi non plus' record sleeve
11/11/2014 - France - Britain - USA
A letter from Brigitte Bardot asking a record company not to publish her breathless duet with Serge Gainsbourg, Je t’aime moi non plus, is among more than 1,500 letters and writings to be ...
07/11/2014 - France
Luc Besson's Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, has broken foreign box office records for a French film shown abroad, having been seen by 52.1 million people around the ...
Manitas de Plata in concert, June1983.
06/11/2014 - Farnce

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

Ballet de l'Opéra National de Paris, where Sylvie Guillem began
06/11/2014 - France

French ballerina Sylvie Guillem, one of the greatest dancers of her generation, has announced that she is to retire at the end of 2015.

Goncort prize-winner Lydie Salvayre
05/11/2014 - France
Former psychiatrist Lydie Salvaire has won France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt, with Pas pleurer (Don’t Cry) a novel that mixes her mother’s account of the Spanish civil war ...
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François Hollande faces journalists from RFI, France 24 and TV5 at the Palais de l'Elysée on Thursday evening
28/11/2014 - Interview: France's President François Hollande
The Village Francophone in Dakar
28/11/2014 - Report: Francophonie Summit in Dakar