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  • 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...
  • 'Love locks' collapse part of Paris bridge

    The dreamy Pont des Arts footbridge in central Paris was so weighed down by the thousands of locks affixed to its grillwork that a section of the fencing collapsed Sunday. No one was hurt, but it did spur a tweet from Bruno Julliard, the city's head...
  • Taking the Kids -- and letting a little girl lead the way in Monet's garden

    I can't stop smiling. I'm walking in Monet's famous gardens at Giverny (http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm) on a sunny day, gardens with nearly 100,000 plants and a riot of colorful flowers, not to mention the famous lily pads immortalized in...
  • Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I

    Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I
    On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive. "Only...
  • Susan Spano talks about great trips, wild dogs and her new book

    Susan Spano talks about great trips, wild dogs and her new book
    Susan Spano’s name might ring a bell. It appeared in the pages of the Los Angeles Times 941 times from 1998 through 2009, when Spano served as a staff travel writer and columnist. Before that, she wrote the Frugal Traveler column for the New York...
  • 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...