Only two years ago the works of Romanian artist Ion Barladeanu were light-years away from the world of art-galleries.
Then, the 63 year old was
Homage has been paid to the victims of severe storms that battered parts of Western France.
Hundreds of people have attended a special memorial
Unemployment in France jumped to its highest level in 10 years in the final three months of last year, as companies cut jobs in reaction to sluggish
The legendary French singer Jacques Higelin has taken refuge in a lost corner of the countryside to record his latest album ‘Coup de Foudre’ – or
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev stood side-by-side with French Economy Minister, Christine Lagarde for a ceremony at the Arc-de-Triomphe in Paris
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his wife Svetlana arrived in Paris on Monday afternoon for a three day formal state visit.
Russian and French relations have been put on a firmer footing during a three-day state visit to Paris by President Dimtry Medvedev. Upper most has
The calm after the storm on the West coast of France. Now a tide of anger is mounting with claims that much of the devastation could have been
Thousands of rescue workers in France are continuing to search for survivors after violent storms on Saturday devastated large parts of western
The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Paris for a three day state visit.
France has been keen to improve ties with Moscow and
Sporty types with tendon injuries in northern France are now getting treatment which appears to owe more to Sonic the Hedgehog that ultra-sonic the
France is seeking emergency aid from the European Union today following the weekend’s deadly storm in which some 50 people died.
Xynthia took its
The suspected leader of ETA has been arrested, says the Spanish government, hailing a joint operation with police in northwestern France.
The military chief of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested, according to Spain.
In a statement, the Spanish Interior Ministry said
France’s film industry has been handing out Cesars – its equivalent of the Oscars – to the good and the great.
Gerard Depardieu revealed who had
The Paris Agriculture show has opened at the Porte de Versailles exhibition hall – but French President Nicolas Sarkozy has risked the wrath of
With 50 percent of flights cancelled at Orly Airport, mostly short and medium-haul journeys and a quarter of flights at Roissy, disruption is
Rush hour on Paris’ Champs Elysées means a constant stream of traffic.
And, according to Matthias Beekmann of France’s biggest scientific research
Workers at the Total refinery in Dunkirk have voted to continue industrial action, despite management concessions won at a national level on
French unions are set to call off a planned week-long strike and blockade of six Total refineries. After crisis talks with the company’s management
Air travel has been badly disrupted by a series of disputes across Europe.
French air traffic controllers have gone on strike in protest against a
The French government has promised to maintain national fuel supplies on the sixth day of an “all out” strike by Total refinery workers.
Fears are growing that a strike by French Total workers could spread after talks over a possible refinery closure collapsed.
Eighty percent of the
Carrefour, the world’s second largest retailer, has said it expects a tough 2010 as it posted a plunge in profits.
Operating profit was down 16
An “unlimited strike” at six French oil refineries owned by Total has sparked fears of fuel shortages across the country.
Total accounts for around
French politicians are up in arms over a fast food firm’s decision to serve only halal meat at several of its restaurants with a strong Muslim