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News France » Culture: This Book Encouraged anti-Semites to Help the Nazis Kill France's Jews. It Should Be Republished

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-this-book-spurred-french-nazi-collaborators-to-kill-jews-republish-it-1.5730561
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

France has its own particular difficulties with anti-Semitism infecting its culture. While Celines tracts have never been banned, neither have they been reissued in any format since the 1940s. But the Republic has made other attempts to curb Jew-hatred ...

News France » Culture: Crazy, Stupid Love - This Guy Sent A Chartered Plane To Get Indian Food Delivered To France

News channel or source: https://www.indiatimes.com/culture/crazy-stupid-love-this-guy-sent-a-chartered-plane-to-get-indian-food-delivered-to-france-337806.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

unsplash A British expat living in France, who was quite obviously, head over heels for Indian curry, got the food delivered to him, in a freaking chartered flight, all the way from England! The Akash Restaurant from Hampshire, UK, flew their chicken phall ...

News France » Culture: France drops 2025 World Expo bid over cash worries

News channel or source: https://www.expatica.com/fr/news/country-news/France-politics-culture-tourism_1657537.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

France has withdrawn its bid for Paris to host the 2025 World Expo citing financial risks as the country gears up to organise both the Olympics and Rugby World Cup. The decision was revealed by the Journal du Dimanche newspaper on Sunday after Prime ...

News France » Culture: Art Lovers in England, Rejoice: France's Famous Bayeux Tapestry is Coming to the UK

News channel or source: http://mentalfloss.com/article/526007/art-lovers-england-rejoice-frances-famous-bayeux-tapestry-coming-uk
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

One of France’s most prized national treasures ... and hair work became part of the culture of bereavement. "[The 19th century was] such a sentimental age, and hair is about sentiment," exhibition co-curator Evan Michelson tells Mental Floss.

News France » Culture: Pizza envy - Macron wants France's baguette on Unesco heritage list

News channel or source: http://en.rfi.fr/culture/20180113-pizza-envy-macron-wants-frances-baguette-unesco-heritage-list
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

The president, although he generally eschews a beret, seemed happy, even proud, to embrace this image on Friday when he told Europe 1 radio, "France is a country of excellence in bread because the baguette is envied throughout the entire world."

News France » Culture: Bayeux Tapestry could leave France after 950 years and head for Britain

News channel or source: https://inews.co.uk/culture/arts/bayeux-tapestry-leave-france-950-years-head-britain/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

The Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in Britain following reports French president Emmanuel Macron has agreed to allow the artwork to leave France for the first time in 950 years. The tapestry, nearly 70 metres long, depicts the events leading up ...

News France » Culture: Art and Culture Exhibits in France: 3 Rendezvous with Time Travel

News channel or source: https://www.francetoday.com/culture/museums-galleries/art-and-culture-3-rendezvous-with-time-travel/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Showcasing paintings, sculptures and furniture from Versailles’s extensive collection the exhibition Napoleon: Images of the Legend at the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Arras lifts the veil on the emperor’s reign. The exhibition presents a large selection ...

News France » Culture: French star Deneuve defends men's 'right' to chat up women

News channel or source: http://www.i24news.tv/en/news/culture/164833-180110-french-star-deneuve-defends-men-s-right-to-chat-up-women
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

France's most revered actress Catherine Deneuve declared Tuesday that men should be "free to hit on" women, condemning a new "puritanism" she claimed has been sparked by sexual harassment scandals. She was one of around 100 French women writers ...

News France » Culture: Gregory Privat: All that jazz

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180122-encore-culture-music-gregory-privat-pianist-jazz-family-tree-martinique
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Born in Martinique, French jazz pianist Gregory Privat has music encoded in his DNA. His father Jose is a self-taught pianist for the Caribbean band Malavoi. Classically trained, Gregory turned his hand to jazz and improvisation during his teens. Nominated ...

News France » Culture: French secularism is in crisis. What does that mean for Muslim youth?

News channel or source: http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=35062
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

CWN Editor's Note: France’s 67 million people are roughly 65% Christian and 9% Muslim, with 25% professing no faith. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage. Sound Off!