Romantic street art replaces love locks on Paris bridge

Jun 11, 2015

Romantic street art replaces love locks on Paris bridge

Panels of street art have been installed on Paris’s Pont des Arts to replace the hundreds of thousands of “love locks” that weighed down the bridge’s balustrade until the city began removing them last week. The temporary exhibition on the theme of love, assembled ...

Documents on Rwanda genocide declassified by Paris

Apr 8, 2015

Documents on Rwanda genocide declassified by Paris

France on Tuesday declassified documents in the presidential archives relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which Kigali accuses Paris of having an indirect role. A decision to declassify the papers was signed on Tuesday and concerns “documents in the Elysee relating to Rwanda ...

Madonna Paris concert sells out in 'five minutes'

Mar 10, 2015

Madonna Paris concert sells out in 'five minutes'

A Dec. 9 concert in Paris by U.S. pop star Madonna sold out within “five minutes” of going on sale Monday, the organizers of the event said. All 15,000 tickets for the concert, priced from €51 to €205 ($55 to $223), were snapped up, ...

Mar 2, 2015

Tintin set to go under the hammer at Paris auctions

Tintin’s latest adventure is taking him to Sotheby’s and Christie’s in Paris this month, as booming prices for comic books attract the attention of ultra-rich collectors. Both auction houses have organized major sales of comic and graphic novel items in the French capital this ...