Around 10 thousand years ago, our prehistoric ancestors made pottery and tools out of stone, learnt to farm the land and domesticate animals. It turns out they also listened to music.
The French minister of culture, Aurélie Filippetti, will return three paintings confiscated by the Nazis, to their real owners in a ceremony on Tuesday.
French officials destroyed some three tonnes of ivory in public on Thursday as part of an effort to stop the illegal trade. France is the first European country to do so.
France, with its many historical treasures, loses at least half a million buried archeological artefacts to pillagers each year, a group fighting the practice said on Wednesday.
Marseille-Provence is the European Culture Capital 2013.
European Heritage kicks off this weekend, with two-days of open doors and free entry at an array of historical monuments and museums.
At the Museum of Asian Arts in Paris, cinema and performing arts are adding some spice to the less mobile ...
A Nelson Mandela exhibition is opening today at the Paris City Hall.
Each year, the European Union chooses one or more European cities to be named as Culture Capital of Europe. This year, the nomination went to the French city of Marseille - a choice which ...
Last week, Ethiopia welcomed the return home of a 3.2 million year old skeleton nicknamed Lucy from a tour of America.