It’s vacation time in Aix-en-Provence. A time to relax and enjoy this beautiful town in the south of France. Yet some peoples pursuits, are patently
Annecy is the French candidate bidding to host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
The Alpine town’s proposal centres around two lead
Increasing the numbers of children in school and fighting truancy is always hard. The methods – from incentives to punitive measures – also aim to
One purpose of the Paris Air Show is to showcase the latest aviation technologies – what we will be seeing in our skies in the future.
The environment is a key focus at this year’s Paris Air Show. In particular, with oil prices heading ever higher, more alternative fuels are being
Welcome to the 49th Paris Air Show, possibly the largest aviation event of 2011.
It has more than 2,100 exhibitors, 140 aircraft, 138,000
The 49th Paris Air Show, possibly the largest aviation event of 2011 was held at Le Bourget, France.
Some of the world’s most advanced commercial
International business leaders and policy makers have been meeting in La Baule, France, to find new ways to boost economic growth and Europe’s
‘Julius Caesar’, Handel’s masterpiece, has been pulling in the crowds in the extraordinary setting of the ‘Opéra Royal’ in Versailles.
In this edition of Learning World we take a look at higher education – and in particular some of the names that are synonymous with prestige and
Bernard Stich is the head teacher of the ‘Arc-en-Ciel’ (Rainbow) primary school. It has 180 pupils and is situated in the Alsace region of eastern
Kompai is a robot companion to humans who need one.
Born in a workshop near Biarritz, France, Kompai is the fruit of a European Union project to
Science, with all its facts and figures, can be a tough subject to learn and just does not appeal to some. But it can be a lot of fun, and that is
A man protests at the Libyan consulate in Paris after ripping the Libyan flag from the front wall of the building.
By Raphaël Beaugrand
Marine Le Pen wants to give France’s far right Front National a new face, to change how it is seen in the eyes of the broad public. The 42-year-old
Launched in 2009, the Atlantic Dinners bring an eclectic mix of international opinion-makers from politics, business, media and culture. At the
A country of 40 million inhabitants, Argentina produces enough food for 350 million people. But despite that, many, many children suffer from
The French-Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf is celebrating after winning the prestigious Spanish award, the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature. With
Please find a few excerpts from our interview with Hervé Burckel de Tell, director of the ‘Centre de musique baroque de Versailles’, who tells of the
Music from “The Golden Age of the King’s 24 Strings” recently echoed at the Chateau in Versailles.
That it’s got to do with Louis XIV is easy to
In France, the Roma controversy is far from over. After a summer of expulsions and crackdowns on illegal camps, the European Commission has pressed
In the wake of hundreds of Roma expulsions from France, euronews has special coverage of the Roma community in Europe, which totals some 12 million
Anne Coulié is a preservation expert at the Louvre, specialising in ceramics from ancient Greece. David Kolin is an IT expert, working on 3
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interview with French pianist Hélène Grimaud.
One of her first teachers once told her: “I don’t want you to be the best. I want you to be unique.”
Hélène Grimaud is a French pianist, among the