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11/08/2014

French press review 11 August 2014

Today's Libération is going after French mayors who make stupid decisions.

Alleged Brussels Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche
30/07/2014 - France - Belgium

France hands alleged Brussels Jewish Museum gunman to Belgium

France has handed over to Belgium the man accused of carrying out a deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May.

The Mediterranean cultures museum, Mucem, on Marseille's old port
29/07/2014 - United Kingdom - France

Eurostar to launch London-Marseille service

Cross-channel high-speed train operator Eurostar is to launch a direct London-Marseille service from 1 May next year. The journey should take about six hours 15 minutes.

The Paris Picasso Museum's new director Laurent Le Bon
25/07/2014 - France

Picasso daughter donates works to Paris museum ahead of October reopening

Pablo Picasso’s oldest daughter is to donate a drawing and a sketchbook to Paris’s Picasso museum when it opens after five years of closure that were dogged by controversy.

The Winged Vivtory of Samothrace is one of the Louvre's best-known works
24/07/2014 - France

Louvre, Musée d’Orsay and Versailles Palace may open seven days a week

Paris’s Louvre and d’Orsay museums and the Versailles Palace could soon open every day of the week as visitor numbers grow and state subsidies fall, sources at the French culture ...

24/07/2014

French press review 24 July 2014

In the French press today France ponders its arms deal with Russia and Mona Lisa gets new opening hours.

Mehdi Nemmouche, suspected of the shooting attack on the Brussels Jewish Museum, arrives for an extradition hearing in Versailles in June
23/07/2014 - France - Belgium - Israel

France authorises Brussels anti-Semitic gunman’s extradition to Belgium

France’s top appeal court has cleared the extradition of the French-Algerian man suspected of shooting dead four people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May.

Mehdi Nemmouche, suspected of the shooting attack in the Brussels Jewish Museum, arrives for an extradition hearing at the Appeal Court of Versailles, 26 June 2014.
26/06/2014 - France - Belgium

France orders Brussels Jewish Museum shooting suspect's extradition

The French national suspected of shooting dead four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum last month is to be extradited to Belgium.

A family lights candles for th victims at the Brussels Jewish Museum
10/06/2014 - Belgium - Morocco - France

Fourth victim of Brussels Jewish Museum killings buried in Moroccan Muslim cemetery

The fourth person to die after a gunman opened fire on the Jewish Museum in Brussels was to be buried in a Muslim cemetery in Morocco.

Mehdi Nemmouche
05/06/2014 - France - Belgium

Alleged Brussels Jewish Museum gunman fights extradition to Belgium

A French court said it would rule next Thursday on whether alleged Brussels gunman Mehdi Nemmouche can be handed over to Belgium.

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