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Edgar Degas' work often featured dancers: Petite danseuse de quatorze ans (1879-1881)
30/09/2014 - France - Cyprus

Thieves steal Degas painting worth six million euros from Cyprus

Thieves have stolen an Edgar Degas painting, valued at six million euros, from the home of a private collector in Cyprus.

The novel is inspired by l'Etranger, by Albert Camus
29/09/2014

Algerian writer wins world French literature prize

The Algerian journalist Kamel Daoud was named in Paris on Monday as the winner of a major world prize for French literature, for his novel “Mersault the counter-enquiry”.

Brigitte Bardot. File 1968.
29/09/2014 - France

Brigitte Bardot celebrates 80th birthday in Saint-Tropez

Cinema icon Brigitte Bardot celebrated her 80th birthday in private on Sunday at her French Riviera house.

National Theatre in Nice opens season with 'Peer Gynt'
28/09/2014 - Culture in France

National Theatre in Nice opens season with 'Peer Gynt'

Stage director Irina Brook this week launched into her first season as head of the National Theatre in Nice with Henrik Ibsen’s classic, Peer Gynt.
Singing for freedom
27/09/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Singing for freedom

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the "Singing Revolution".

An even match …
20/09/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

An even match …

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the France World Cup football match on 25 June.

Reconstitution of a Gallic village at  Pleumeur-Bodou, Brittany.
19/09/2014 - France - United Kingdom

French archaeologists find 2,000-year-old boomerang used by Gauls

The Gauls used boomerangs 2,000 years ago, according to archaeologists who have found a wooden curved stick on a beach in the northern French town of Cotentin.

France's historical monuments hold annual open days
19/09/2014 - On-the-spot France

France's historical monuments hold annual open days

The European Council adopted France's Heritage Days in 1991.
American literature festival takes place in Paris
16/09/2014 - On-the-spot France

American literature festival takes place in Paris

The Festival America, a literary festival bringing authors to France for discussions and exchange took place in Paris this weekend.
The Swiss may be great bankers … but are they great footballers?
13/09/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

The Swiss may be great bankers … but are they great footballers?

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the France-Switzerland World Cup football match.
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