the struggle of agricultural workers in Nicaragua taken to French justice

Demonstration by agricultural workers against companies that have been exposed to harmful pesticides in banana plantations, in Managua, Nicaragua, in 2007. MIGUEL ALVAREZ / AFP It is an international, sprawling and unique case that finds itself before the French courts. A billion-dollar public health case. This is the amount of compensation claimed by 1,234 former … Read more

Moon Knight famed French actor Gaspard Ulliel passes away

Highlights The late Hannibal Lecter’s famous actor Gaspard Euliel. He died in a ski accident. He was 36 at the time of his death. This time the digital desk: The late Hannibal Lecter’s famous actor Gaspard Euliel. He died in a ski accident. He was 36 at the time of his death. Gaspard is a … Read more

Emmanuel Macron finds the French presidential campaign in the European Parliament

Emmanuel Macron during his speech at the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, Wednesday January 19, 2022. BERTRAND GUAY / AFP Applauded for his ambition for autonomy and the strengthening of European cooperation, criticized for using, according to his opponents, the platform of the European Parliament to serve his re-election project, Emmanuel Macron presented in Strasbourg, Wednesday … Read more

three figures of the French scene

Kam Hugh, the power of the (makeup) brush Kam Hugh, in August 2020. JEAN RANOBRAC A professional make-up artist, this 22-year-old young man wearing a mullet haircut with blond fringe grew up in Aubenas (Ardèche). Having a makeup artist mother allowed him, as a child, to go to the carnival disguised as a fairy. He … Read more

“A French television” or the disappointing return to the privatization of the front page

“A French television”, by Thomas Quillardet, in October 2021, at the Comédie de Reims. PIERRE GROSBOIS The piece is called French television. It is performed at the Théâtre des Abbesses, in Paris, before going on tour. Its author, Thomas Quillardet, has so far made himself known as the director of Valère Novarina, Tiago Rodrigues and … Read more

French actor Vincent Cassel goes through the hospital after a motorcycle accident

French actor Vincent Cassel has been forced in the last hours to send a reassuring message to his thousands of followers who on social networks showed concern for their health. Last Wednesday he had to be admitted to a hospital in the French city of Biarritz after suffering a fall with his scotter. Suffered a … Read more

French start-ups bring green to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Naïo Technologies’ autonomous electric robot, dedicated to agriculture, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Monday, January 3. ELLEN SCHMIDT / AP French start-ups devoted to agritech or greentech return with a harvest of trophies from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the world’s largest trade fair for technological innovation, which was … Read more

Villeurbanne French capital of culture: opening of the festivities

Launch of the Villeurbanne operation, capital of French culture, on January 7, 2022. OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP The festivities consecrating Villeurbanne (Rhône) first “French Capital of Culture” for 2022 began, Friday evening January 7 near Lyon, despite health restrictions. “Culture here is not and has never been a policy like any other. She has always … Read more