Pierre-Auguste de Beaumarchais was a French playwright who not only produced major literary works but was also politically engaged
Michelin’s iconic roly-poly man of tyres started life in the 19th century as a slightly sinister figure
These five French women have played a major role in the fight for gender equality in France
Sarah Lavigne looks at the life and times of Simone Veil, the legendary politician and magistrate who took her suffering in the Holocaust and used it as a force for good.
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Lanie Goodman heads to Cannes to meet the French director Nicolas Bedos and discuss his latest film, Mascarade.
Once the home of Rosa Bonheur, the groundbreaking 19th-century artist, Château de By has now been renovated into a museum honouring her.
Solène Debiès is a French illustrator and designer. In this interview, she talks about her inspiration, her favourite parts of France and what a day in her life looks like.
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This seminal volume is the official, most comprehensive reference for Robert Doisneau’s photographs of Paris.
“My First Arrival in France” is an excerpt adapted from her memoir A Long Way from Iowa: From the Heartland to the Heart of France
This legendary address – 13 rue de la Paix – evokes the very origins of Cartier. A new book explores the famous jewellery boutique.
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This year marks the 13th anniversary of the Faculté des Lettres de Sorbonne Université’s summer school.
Is learning or improving your French language skills one of your New Year’s resolutions?
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