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Paris museums move towards ban on selfie sticks

Paris museums move towards ban on selfie sticks

10 March 2015   0 comments
Bad news for selfie-stick lovers as museums in Paris are moving towards banning the popular devices because of the hazard they pose for crowds and artworks.
Top 10 festivals in France

Top 10 festivals in France 27 January 2015

From the historical to the fantastic, France has amazing festivals on offer throughout the year – here are our top 10 picks.
New York Times goes international

New York Times goes international 25 October 2013

Get global news, business insights and cultural content from the newly launched International New York Times, also available as an app. [Contributed by the INYT]
The Culture Trip: Best contemporary galleries in Marseille

The Culture Trip: Best contemporary galleries in Marseille 27 August 2013

Just 10 reasons why Marseille deserved its nomination as the European Capital of Culture for 2013. Don't miss some of the best art galleries Marseille has to offer.
Art on the go at Charles de Gaulle airport

Art on the go at Charles de Gaulle airport 17 January 2013

Culture fans now have a chance to satisfy their on-the-go urges with a new museum in the heart of France's largest airport, showcasing collections from top art institutions.

Fly-by art? Gagosian opens Paris airport gallery

17 October 2012
US art mogul Larry Gagosian opens a cavernous new art space right inside Paris's main private air hub.

Curie museum lifts veil on the glory days of physics

14 September 2012
A museum scarcely bigger than a Paris flat sheds light on a momentous era for physics, a time of heroic individuals who made extraordinary discoveries but often at hideous risk.
Action! Finding acting classes in Paris

Action! Finding acting classes in Paris 17 March 2011

Drama lovers and actors alike who are interested in taking classes in Paris should know a few things before looking for their big break. Anne Jacqueline gives a few pointers on the theatre scene in Paris, and where to go for furthering your acting ca
Antiques: the treasures of La République!

Antiques: the treasures of La République! 15 July 2009

If France is the sun, then antique shoppers are the world. The Antiques Diva takes you on a tour of French flea-markets and antiques' galleries.
Mont-Saint-Michel welcomes atheist ramblers

Mont-Saint-Michel welcomes atheist ramblers 6 July 2009

1,300 years on, Mont-Saint-Michel is now open to followers of all faiths, agnostics and atheists.
Paris gets world's first Cinema Street

Paris gets world's first Cinema Street 5 December 2008

Rory Mulholland walks France's new underground street "Rue du Cinema", deep in the bowels of Les Halles.
Adults only as France's National Library allows peep at sex 'hell'

Adults only as France's National Library allows peep at sex... 7 December 2007

Hugh Schofield sees an An eye-popping array as France's National Library lifted the veil on its collection of long-censored erotica.
France gets new immigration museum

France gets new immigration museum 11 October 2007

A new museum celebrating the role of immigration in French history opened amid a fierce row over plans to introduce DNA tests for would-be immigrants.
Bullfighting: not just for the Spaniards

Bullfighting: not just for the Spaniards 7 September 2006

Camargue bullfighting may not be as well-known as the Spanish variety, but it has thousands of fans - presumably including the bulls, who don't get killed in the French version.

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