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  • 'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished

    'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished
    To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II? Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: On Aura Tout Vu's water inspiration

    Paris Haute Couture 2014: On Aura Tout Vu's water inspiration
    The event:  Fashion house On Aura Tout Vu -- which roughly translates as “Now We’ve Seen Everything” -- showed a fall collection inspired by water at the Palais Royal in Paris Monday.  The scene: Under an overhang of trees, backed by...
  • France: Seine River cruise will focus on art, artists

    France: Seine River cruise will focus on art, artists
    Pack your paints and palette for this new theme cruise on AmaWaterways’ 150-passenger AmaLegro. The Art Illumination Cruise, a seven-night voyage on the Seine River, charts a course through Normandy and the settings of some of the world’s...
  • Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking

    Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking
    Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest. If the rosy forecasts are correct, France is sitting on one of the biggest deposits of shale gas in Western Europe, enough to supply the country for...
  • Geoff Nicholson maps out the edges in fiction 'City Under the Skin'

    Geoff Nicholson maps out the edges in fiction 'City Under the Skin'
    In his new novel "The City Under the Skin" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 272 pp., $26), Geoff Nicholson plumbs the depths of an unnamed city after young women begin turning up with crude maps tattooed on their backs. His characters, including a hapless...
  • French Actor Jacques Bergerac, 'Hypnotic Eye' Star, Dies at 87

    Jacques Bergerac, a French actor who made a name for himself in film and TV and was wed to some of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses during the 1950s and '60s, has died. He was 87. Bergerac died June 15 at his home in Anglet in the Pyrenees-...
  • EuropaCorp's Full-Year Results: Revenue Rise 14%, Net Profit Fall 19.4%

    PARIS- In a fiscal year marked by its expansion into the U.S. market, among numerous growth operations, Luc Besson and Christophe Lambert's EuropaCorp posted 211.8 million Euros ($288 million) in revenue, fueled by international sales and TV production....
  • Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris

    Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris
    Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Agence France Presse has reported. In Hopi tradition, the masks don’t merely represent spirits,...
  • Frank Gehry will have an autumn in Paris

    Frank Gehry is looking to have an eventful autumn, but much of the excitement will take place 6,000 miles away, in France. The Los Angeles architect will be the subject of a career retrospective exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris starting Oct....
  • Olga Kurylenko Boards Benoit Philippon's 'Lota'

    PARIS- Olga Kurylenko ("To The Wonder"), Gregory Fitoussi ("World War Z") and Emir Kusturica ("7 Days in Havana") are set to topline "Lota," a French Guiana-set dramedy directed by Benoit Philippon ("Lullaby"). Described by Philippon as a variation on...
  • CANNES: 'Refugiado' Sells To France and Argentina (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- Diego Lerman's "Refugiado," which world-premieres at Cannes' Directors' Fortnight, has been acquired by Patagonik and Disney for Argentina and Haut et Court for France. Campo Cine, which led produced the movie, closed the deal with Patagonik and...