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Leaders of France and Germany in poignant show of unity 100 years after WW1

10 Nov 2018

COMPIEGNE, France One hundred years after the guns of World War One fell silent, the leaders of France and Germany held hands and rested their heads against one another in a poignant ceremony to mark the signing of the Armistice peace agreement.

The artist as an algorithm: robot-made Rembrandt for sale

22 Sep 2018

PARIS Robots can do many of the jobs previously performed by humans, but could they ever replace artists? | Video

French train strikes resume as unions square off with Macron

09 Apr 2018

PARIS Travelers grappled with another crippling wave of transport strikes in France on Sunday, as train workers protested President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms and a stand-off between the government and rail unions hardened. | Video

French train strikes resume as unions square off with Macron

09 Apr 2018

PARIS Travellers grappled with another crippling wave of transport strikes in France on Sunday, as train workers protested President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms and a stand-off between the government and rail unions hardened. | Video

Paris atelier provides safe haven for exiled artists

03 Feb 2018

PARIS Paris, whose bohemian culture attracted some of the world's finest painters at the turn of the 20th century, is opening its doors to a new wave of talent, driven its way this time by war and poverty. | Video

HRW says Trump is 'disaster' for human rights, fuels authoritarians

18 Jan 2018

PARIS U.S. President Donald Trump's record on human rights in his first year in office has been a "disaster" and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on Wednesday. | Video

Too racy for Louvre, sex sculpture finds home at Pompidou Centre

17 Oct 2017

PARIS In the end it was just too kinky for the Louvre.

The bells, the bells - Notre-Dame's crumbling gargoyles need help

29 Aug 2017

PARIS The Archbishop of Paris is on a 100 million euro (92.73 million pounds)fundraising drive to save the crumbling gargoyles and gothic arches of the storied Notre-Dame cathedral. | Video

Jail threat haunts unlikely lover of Calais migrant

21 Jun 2017

CALAIS, France She once supported France's anti-immigrant National Front party. She met and fell in love with Mokhtar, a teacher who fled Iran and ended up in Calais. She now risks 10 years in jail.

Socialist Party chief versus tech guru - France's shifting political landscape

09 Jun 2017

PARIS Mounir Mahjoubi was aged four when Jean-Christophe Cambadelis was first elected a Paris lawmaker for the Socialist Party nearly three decades ago. Now the tech entrepreneur is vying for his seat in a battle that embodies France's political upheaval.

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