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Rare Japanese woodblock prints on display in Poland

26 February 2017 | 0 comments

Polish-French art enthusiast Jerzy Leskowicz is obsessed with first-edition Japanese woodblock prints, and Katsushika Hokusai's iconic 19th-century "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa" is only one of many in...

Two Britons charged in France over illegal medicines trade

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

Two Britons were charged in northwest France Saturday of participating in an illegal drug network that advertised and sold unlicensed medicines advertised as able to heal cancer and other medical conditions,...

Two suspects charged in France over possible terror plot

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

Two men who had been arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack in France were charged on Saturday, legal sources said.The suspects, one 19-year-old and the other a 27-year-old, were arrested Tuesday...

French presidential candidate Macron to meet Merkel

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

France's centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in March, his team said Saturday.The exact date has not yet been fixed, they said.The 39-year-old...

Confidant of France's Le Pen charged over loan

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

A confidant of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been charged with making an illegal loan to her far-right National Front party, judicial sources said Saturday.It is the second fraud case...

Hollande hit backs at Trump over Paris criticism

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday hit back at Donald Trump after the US president criticised France in a veiled attack on its immigration policies and those of its European allies."It is...

'It's like tripping' says French artist entombed in rock

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

An artist entombed inside a 12-tonne rock for nearly three days has described the experience as like "tripping", insisting he would stick it out for a week.Speaking to AFP through a crack in the limestone...

Clooney blasts Trump as Huppert's 'Elle' wins at 'French Oscars'

25 February 2017 | 0 comments

Isabelle Huppert and her hit thriller "Elle" were the big winners late Friday at the "French Oscars" -- the Cesars -- in a highly political ceremony marked by Hollywood star George Clooney warning that...

Russia to veto Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Russia vowed Friday to use its veto to block a proposed UN resolution drafted by the United States, France and Britain that would impose sanctions on Syria for the use of chemical weapons.The trio are...

Madrid invites Airbus CEO to debrief on military plane woes

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Spain has invited the head of Airbus to travel to Madrid next month to brief defence officials about its troubled A400M military transport plane, the defence ministry said Friday.The A400M was commissioned...

Trump badmouths Sweden, Germany, Paris

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump intensified his verbal attacks on Sweden, France and Germany Friday, painting swaths of Europe as a jihadist-infested hellscape.Firing-up victory-drunk conservatives at a rally...

UN weighs sanctions on Syria over chemical attacks

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Friday to discuss chemical weapons use in Syria as the United States, France and Britain pushed for sanctions on those responsible for the attacks.US Ambassador...

Peugeot boss has 'constructive' Vauxhall talk with union

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

French carmaker PSA's boss Carlos Tavares, pushing plans to buy General Motors' European brands Opel and Vauxhall, had a "constructive" talk Friday with the head of Britain's biggest trade union about...

France's Le Pen snubs police interview in 'fake jobs' probe

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused Friday to attend questioning by investigating magistrates over claims she broke the rules on the use of European Parliament funds.Le Pen,...

France's Macron gets boost, but election is wide open

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Emmanuel Macron has emerged as the undisputed king of the French centre ground...



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