France

British Ambassador to France Says UK will not Deal with Marine Le Pen

mwaniki wanjiku   | Jan 11, 2017 11:29 AM EST

The United Kingdom's ambassador to France said that the embassy does not plan to forge links with far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. read more

Paris Cinema Chain Opens Virtual Reality Complex

Phenny Lynn Palec   | Dec 11, 2016 08:38 AM EST

A movie theater chain based in Paris, France, is giving interested users a chance to experience virtual reality without the need to shell out the cash. read more

France's Presidential Candidate Francois Frillon Says France is Not Multicultural

mwaniki wanjiku   | Nov 26, 2016 04:35 AM EST

French fire brand politician Francois Fillon has declared that he doesn't want the country to become multicultural. read more

Rio Olympics 2016 Basketball: France vs China, Preview, Prediction & Predicted Lineup

Cristian Andal   | Aug 08, 2016 10:54 AM EDT

Opening round losers France (0-1, 1 point) and China (0-1, 1 point) face each other in the second round of Group A competitions in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics men’s basketball tournament. read more

Hinkley Point: China' State Media Slams Britain's 'Suspicious Approach' Over Chinese Investment

Som Patidar   | Aug 02, 2016 07:58 AM EDT

Chinese state media on Monday criticized the British government for delaying Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project. read more

France’s ‘nEUROn’ Stealth Aerial Drone Concludes First Overwater Trials

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jul 11, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

nEUROn is a joint project among France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. read more

France vs. Albania: Euro 2016 Football Match Preview, Prediction, Complete Line Ups and Live Stream Details

Som Patidar   | Jun 12, 2016 06:18 PM EDT

Watch the live stream of France vs Albania Euro 2016 Group A football match at 9 p.m. CET ( 3 p.m. ET) on June 15, 2016. read more

France vs Romania Euro 2016 Live Stream: Match Preview, Prediction, Line ups and Live Streaming Info

Som Patidar   | Jun 08, 2016 11:44 AM EDT

The inaugural match of the UEFA Euro 2016 will be played between hosts France and Romania at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on Friday night. read more

Neanderthals Built Mysterious Stone Rings Inside a Cave 176,000 Years Ago

Ana Verayo   | May 26, 2016 07:45 AM EDT

New findings reveal evidence of stone rings inside a French cave, that dates back to 176,000 years back, revealing a hidden Neanderthal culture. read more

Periscope Used to Broadcast Live Suicide in France

Aaron Case   | May 12, 2016 04:08 AM EDT

In a disturbing application of technology, a 19-year-old French woman used live-steam service Periscope to film herself committing suicide near Paris on Tuesday. read more

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Buys High-End Chateau de Sours in France

Alexis Villarias   | Apr 12, 2016 09:39 AM EDT

Jack Ma, the founder of the multi-billion dollar online retailer Alibaba, completed the purchase of Chateau de Sours in Bordeaux, adding to the growing list of Chinese investors interested in France's wine region. The purchase is expected to quench China's growing thirst for top vintage wines. read more

France Bans Buying Sex

S Satapathy   | Apr 07, 2016 04:28 PM EDT

French lawmakers have voted in favour of a law that makes it illegal to pay for sex and imposes fines of up to $4,270 on the clients of prostitutes. Under the new law, clients caught paying prostitutes for sex will be fined $1,706. The bill will also overturn a 2003 law that made it illegal for prostitutes to solicit for sex. read more

French Riviera Names Chinese Actor Liu Ye as Ambassador

Jane J.   | Apr 05, 2016 03:02 PM EDT

Liu Ye has been made an ambassador of the French Riviera as the number of Chinese tourists to the glamorous beach resort in Côte d'Azur continues to grow. read more

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