News about France , including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
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Britain and France have informed the United Nations that there is credible information suggesting that Syria’s government has used chemical weapons in the civil war, diplomats said.
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, has been summoned to a hearing next month on her handling of a financial scandal when she was the French finance minister.
Jean-Claude Mas, of Poly Implants Prothèses, is accused of selling hundreds of thousands of defective implants to more than 65 countries.
A fitness fad that’s swept over France, has just landed stateside.
While the search for a creative director at Schiaparelli isn’t exactly over, the Paris house had something fabulous to announce today: Christian Lacroix will design a special collection for the label.
Moody’s cut the standalone financial rating of the carmakers finance unit, Banque PSA Finance, by one notch to Ba1, below investment grade, and said the outlook was “stable.”
Security is being stepped up in France following the Boston bombings, while the organizers of the London Marathon are reviewing security measures for an event that will go ahead as scheduled on Sunday.
President François Hollande ordered his 38 cabinet ministers to publicly declare their holdings as part of an effort to “moralize” French politics.
Chad’s president said his country’s troops were pulling out of Mali three months after the French-led mission to oust militants linked to Al Qaeda began.
Photos from Pakistan, Egypt, Syria and France.
Perhaps more than the crimes that politicians in Britain and France are discovered to have committed, it is the lies that undermine public confidence in government.
Château Latour is stirring tensions with a decision to stop selling its wines through middlemen in an attempt to hold more profit for itself.
A final vote on the legislation is scheduled for next week in the lower house of Parliament, where the bill is expected to pass.
A sale of Indian artifacts was conducted in Paris on Friday, amid protests, after a judge ruled that the auction could go forward.
This is definitely a vintage to taste before buying. But tasting hundreds of reds in a day? Teeth stained, tongue hurting, you end up resembling a character in a teenage vampire movie, though you feel considerably older.
Everything at Miss Terroir bore a hand-made pride of place, distinct in flavor and redolent of origins. It was as far from clichéd brunch fare as I could imagine.
The auction in Paris was fiercely contested by the Hopi tribe of northeastern Arizona and generated more than $1 million in sales.
Like a spirited magpie, Marie-Helene de Taillac is attracted to the allure of shiny objects, be it in the dazzling jewels she designs or her inviting apartment in Paris.
The chief rabbi of France, Gilles Bernheim, apologized Thursday after admitting to plagiarism in at least two of his books and lying about his academic credentials.
Designer Juan Pablo Molyneux’s dedication to historical mastery and creative rapture resulted in a spectacular design folly.