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Wikicheese attracts cheese-lovers to Wikipedia in France
11/02/2015 - On-the-spot France

Wikicheese attracts cheese-lovers to Wikipedia in France

France has hundreds of different kinds of cheeses, and many are documented on Wikipedia, the open-source online encyclopedia. But the articles lack quality photos.
Is France becoming more prudish about children?
22/01/2015 - On-the-spot France

Is France becoming more prudish about children?

Censorship and free speech have long been issues of debate in France. Sex is often a target, and there are strong reactions when it involves children. But has France become more sensitive recently?
More cheese please
25/11/2014 - France

Say fromage - wikipedia appeals for French cheese-lovers' photos

Wikimedia France, a free online library of photos, has appealed for more photographs of French cheeses.

Sonic postcard from the international Paris Photo fair
23/11/2014 - Culture in France

Sonic postcard from the international Paris Photo fair

November is the Month of Photography in Paris and special photo exhibitinss can be found in many museums and galleries.
Smoke rises from the upper storeys of the Maison de la Radio in Paris
31/10/2014 - France

Fire at French public radio headquarters in Paris

France’s national broadcasters were forced off the air for over an hour on Friday when fire broke out at the Paris headquarters of France’s public radio stations.
Afghanistan, 1955
05/10/2014 - Report: Culture

Marc Riboud’s early photographs on show in Lyon

Lyon is the birthplace of Marc Riboud, one of France’s greatest living photographers. Now 91, Riboud headed north for Paris about 60 years ago, and his artistic career took off.
Julie Gayet
02/09/2014 - France

Julie Gayet wins privacy case against French glossy over Hollande car photo

French actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande hit the headlines in January, on Tuesday won a legal case against a photographer who snapped her at the wheel of her ...
French photographer Georges Rousse helps youth through art
08/06/2014 - Culture in France

French photographer Georges Rousse helps youth through art

In this week's Arts in France, the second and final report on the work of French photographer, Georges Rousse, who engages young people in his projects in France and very far afield, most recently in ...
Nigerian photojournalist reports on schoolgirl-kidnap village
24/05/2014 - African Media

Nigerian photojournalist reports on schoolgirl-kidnap village

Nigerian photojournalist Tife Owolabi has just been on an assignment to the north-east Nigerian village of Chibok, where over 200 school girls were kidnapped last month.

Julie Gayet at the 39th Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris last month
07/03/2014 - France

All the president's women sue French gossip magazine

The celebrity magazine Closer was ordered to pay 12,000 euros in damages to French President François Hollande’s former partner, Valérie Trierweiler, on Thursday.

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