In defense of rap

The firing of a radio station boss has rallied DJ's, hoards of teens, musicians and politicians behind a single, all-important cause.
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TV eco-warrior plans to pollute his reputation

Nicolas Hulot, a television host who has been waging war on behalf of Mother Nature for decades, is loved by all in France. That is, until now.

Are fashionable stripes right for French footballers?

The mariner-striped chemise that is flabbergasting the French is not part of Jean-Paul Gaultier’s spring collection.
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On His President’s Secret Service

The country’s most dazzling intellectual and sometimes spy hero, Bernard-Henri Lévy, is back with another blockbuster.
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Voting? So passé!

Recent elections in France have seen record-low turnouts by voters, and Sunday’s cantonal elections are expected to accentuate that no-show trend.
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National Frontrunner?

According to two opinion polls this week France's far-right candidate Marine Le Pen is on track to win the first round of next year's presidential election.
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Prime time is cooking

Despite their tradition and passion for cuisine, the French are only starting to warm up to cooking shows.
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Florence Cassez and the true face of the Mexican justice

The Florence Cassez’s case is unprecedented in recent Mexican justice. The so called promise of change that the right wing party, the National Action Party (PAN) bragged by its 2000 presidential candidate....

La princesse in the castle

Saving fair maidens from the tyrannical grip of third-world no-gooders is turning into a national pastime in France.
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‘Professor of War’ Petraeus Rolls Into Town, Armed With PowerPoint

He’s been famously dubbed “the professor of war.” So when top US commander in Afghanistan Gen. David Petraeus addressed students at a Paris campus, he arrived with a teacher’s best weapon: a PowerPoint presentation.