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Two women held after deadly Paris knife attack released: source

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

Two young women detained after a deadly jihadist stabbing in Paris have been released from custody following two days of police questioning, a judicial source said on Saturday.A judge ordered that the...

Sculpted simplicity: Givenchy designs Markle's wedding dress

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

Meghan Markle wore a boat-necked, sculpted white dress for her wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday, designed by Clare Waight Keller for French fashion house Givenchy.Here are some of the key details of...

Lebanese director tipped for Cannes glory rejects 'woman quota' win

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

The Lebanese director tipped to become only the second woman ever to win the top prize at the Cannes film festival will be very annoyed if her accolade is billed as the feminist choice of a #MeToo jury."There's...

Never lie to children, says Japanese animation master

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

Mamoru Hosoda is one of the greats of Japanese animation, whose films like "The Boy and the Beast" and "The Girl who Leapt Through Time" are seen as modern classics.But he admits he wasn't the greatest...

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow."The teeth...

Films in the running for the top prize at Cannes

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

From an African-American detective infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan to Kurdish female fighters battling jihadists, here are the movies vying for the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes film festival, to be...

The last 10 winners of the top prize at Cannes

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

The Cannes film festival -- the world's biggest -- ends Sunday in the French Riviera resort. Here are the past 10 winners of its top prize, the Palme d'Or:2017: "The Square" by Ruben Ostlund (Sweden)2016:...

Japan wins Cannes top prize after Weinstein accuser takes stage

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

"Shoplifters", a heartwrenching family tale by Japanese veteran director Hirokazu Kore-eda, won the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes film festival Saturday, at a ceremony marked by an emotional speech...

Teen wins best actor in Cannes section for transgender role

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

A 16-year-old Belgian actor won best actor in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes film festival Friday for playing an aspiring transgender ballerina who brutalises her body to further her dreams.Victor...

Top Paris restaurant probed over 'anti-Arab discrimination'

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

French authorities launched an investigation Friday into accusations that a top Parisian restaurant, favoured by celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Rihanna, systematically sought to decline reservations...

Former EU Parliament chief Nicole Fontaine dies at 76

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

French former European Parliament chief Nicole Fontaine has died at the age of 76, officials said Friday, with President Emmanuel Macron hailing her decades-long "fight for the European project".Fontaine,...

France to host 'red list' endangered species congress

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

Keepers of the planet's "Red List" of endangered species will meet in the southern French city of Marseille next year, where they will try to rally support for efforts to stem climate change and biodiversity...

French court authorises release of 'cursed' Gilliam film

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

A Paris court gave Terry Gilliam the go-ahead Friday to release "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" in cinemas, a victory for the Monty Python member in the long-running legal battle over the apparently...

China expected to allow European beef 'in near future': EU

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

China could soon allow imports of beef from France, Germany and the Netherlands, which had been under embargo since 2001, the EU agriculture commissioner said Friday in Beijing.China had banned imports...

Four-legged cast of 'Dogman' win the Palm Dog at Cannes

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

The canine cast of a film about a soft-spoken Italian dog groomer who gets revenge on a local heavy won the Palm Dog prize at the Cannes festival Friday."Dogman" has been hailed as a brutal modern parable...



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