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Reimagining sacred music
02/07/2015 - World music matters

Reimagining sacred music

As Christians come under attack in some parts of the Arab world, British musicians Sam Mills and Susheela Raman have pulled off an ambitious and important musical project Sacred Imaginations: new ...
Migrants walk near trucks on a road which leads to the Channel Tunnel terminal in Coquelles near Calais on Tuesday
01/07/2015 - FRANCE - UNIted kingdom

Calais blockaded by Ferry strikers Wednesday morning

The port of Calais was closed for a third day on Wednesday morning as striking ferry workers were due to meet to decide whether to continue their dispute, which has seen them block the Channel tunnel ...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. File
22/06/2015 - France - Iran

Fabius calls for 'robust' Iran nuclear deal before meeting Iranian foreign minister

Any nuclear deal with Iran “must be able to be verified”, said French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius on Sunday, ahead of next week's deadline for a final deal on Tehran’s ...
Theatre company 1927's play Golem says happiness lies in independent up-to-dateness
03/06/2015 - Culture in France

Theatre company 1927's play Golem says happiness lies in independent up-to-dateness

A new multi-media show in English overleaps the boundaries of stage disciplines at one of the Parisian public avant-garde theatres, the Théâtre de La Ville.
African migrants from a makeshift camp beneath the metro in Paris, 29 May 2015.
02/06/2015 - France

Police clear up migrant camps in Paris and Calais

French police officers cleared up on Tuesday morning hundreds of African migrants from a makeshift camp beneath the metro in Paris.
Makeshift tent village in Calais, called “the jungle”, 30 April 2015.
01/06/2015 - France

24 injured in Calais migrant brawl

Twenty four were injured early Monday morning in the French northern port of Calais following a brawl between Sudanese and Eritrean migrants.

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin  on 19 May
26/05/2015 - France - Germany - United Kingdom

Merkel, Hollande defy Cameron with EU convergence plan

French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are on collision course with David Cameron, according to French newspaper Le Monde.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, whose Conservative Party won an unexpected clear majority in Britain's election Thursday
09/05/2015 - FRANCE - britain - european union

Hollande calls on Cameron to consult ahead of UK's EU referendum

French President François Hollande warned British Prime Minister David Cameron that "there are rules in Europe" when phoning to congratulate him on being reelected

Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback keeps on fighting
08/05/2015 - Sports Insight

Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback keeps on fighting

To our weekly Sports Insight feature, we can hear from a Premier League footballer fighting to avoid relegation - as England’s top division draws to a conclusion this month.
Eurostar trains at London's Saint Pancras International station. The high-speed trains will bring passengers from London to Lyon, Avignon and Marseille.
01/05/2015 - France - United Kingdom

Eurostar debuts London to Marseille high-speed rail service

Eurostar’s new link between London and Marseille launched Friday with trains reaching the Mediterranean city in just over six hours.

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