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Peru 2014: which countries emit the most CO2?
31/01/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Peru 2014: which countries emit the most CO2?

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the world’s five highest CO2 emitting countries.There’s great music, listener letters, and of course, ...
The Angkor Wat temple complex
30/01/2015 - France - Cambodia

French tourists arrested for nude photos at Cambodia’s Angkor Wat

Three French tourists have been arrested in Cambodia for taking nude photos inside the historic Angkor temple complex.
Sean Penn.
27/01/2015 - France - United States

Sean Penn to receive honorary French Cesar

The American actor Sean Penn is to receive an honorary French film award Cesar next February in Paris in recognition of being a cinema "living legend".

French writer Virginie Despentes wins first Anais Nin literature prize
27/01/2015 - On-the-spot France

French writer Virginie Despentes wins first Anais Nin literature prize

The first ever Anais Nin literature prize was awarded yesterday in Paris. A renowned author, Nin was famously quoted as saying, "We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are".
Comic strip books are enjoying a boom in France
26/01/2015 - France

Tight security at Angoulême international comic and cartoon festival after Charlie terrorism

The annual Angoulême international cartoon and comic strip festival, which opens on Thursday, will be held under tight security this year, in the wake of the terrorist attacks at French ...
Remembering Rwanda in 'Samedi Détente'
25/01/2015 - Culture in France

Remembering Rwanda in 'Samedi Détente'

How to talk about the Rwandan genocide of 1994 is the theme of a work by survivor Dorothée Munyaneza.

Régis Kole reflects on the present
25/01/2015 - World music matters

Régis Kole reflects on the present

In this week's edition of World Music Matters, Beninese singer-songwriter Régis Kole talks about the importance of living in the present as he releases his EP Here and Now.
The resignation of Somalia’s prime minister
24/01/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

The resignation of Somalia’s prime minister

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the former Somali prime minister.
Joel (L) and Ethan Coen, Cannes 2013
20/01/2015 - France - US

Coen brothers named presidents of Cannes film jury

The Coen brothers, the American directors of hits like "Fargo" and "The Big Lebowski", are to be joint presidents of the Jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival. ...
Beckett's 'Fragments' at the Bouffes du Nord theatre in Paris
18/01/2015 - Culture in France

Beckett's 'Fragments' at the Bouffes du Nord theatre in Paris

In Paris, a new production of Irish playright Samuel Beckett's Fragments is on stage at the Theatre des Bouffes du Nord.
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