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Jean-Claude Beton, the man who turned the fizzy drink Orangina and its famous bulbous bottle into a global brand, has died at 88. A photo taken on June 30, 2011 in Marseille, France shows Jean-Claude Beton at an exhibition marking 75 years of Orangina.
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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail
As a consistent agitator of the establishment, the last place you'd expect Kanye West to have an affinity with is a building which still stands as the most ostentatious symbol of pre-revolutionary France.
11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Silvio Romero scored twice as Rennes stunned Saint-Etienne 3-1 Wednesday to move into mid-table in the French league.
14 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
In this May 7, 2001 file photo, former French Gen. Paul Aussaresses holds his book "Special Services : Algeria 1955-57" during an interview in Paris.
15 hrs ago | Slate Magazine
French labeling regulations play a role in perpetuating the spirit's image: Production is limited to a specific region , which helps define its terroir and protects its inherent French-ness.
19 hrs ago | Reuters
French President Francois Hollande acknowledged on Wednesday that he underwent treatment for a swollen prostate just before he ran for office, declaring after a radio station revealed the issue that the condition was "benign".
20 hrs ago | Trend
YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation extends an invitation to a solo exhibition by a French artist and photographer Alain Zimeray.
21 hrs ago | This Is Grimsby
The Humberside Airport based operator will offer scheduled services between Lorient, on the west coast, and Lyon, in the south east, starting in the new year.
The final stage of the 2014 Tour de France will again see the peloton circle the Arc de Triomphe and feature an evening finish, albeit at a slightly earlier time than this year.
Suha Arafat, center, flanked with her French Lawyer Pierre Olivier Sur, right, and International Lawyer Saad Djebbar during a press conference in Paris, France, Tuesday , Dec. 3, 2013.
Unavailable in the U.S. for too many years, this 1963 documentary from Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme offers a distinctive preservation of the lives and thoughts of the people in Paris during May 1962, when the conclusion of the Algerian war gave the post-World War II French a rare springtime without military or political angst.
Several speakers at the Second World Emerging Industries Summit in this central China city on the Yangtze River shared that forecast recently with business, government and university officials from nearly two dozen countries.
I get the occasional monkey or gorilla bike sent in for consideration. And to be honest, I'm never quite sure what to do with these machines.
In his Syrian travelogue The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool Marius Kociejowski celebrates the two characters in the title as "non-mainstreamers".
MARSEILLE, France: Syria's Democratic Union Party, the country's most powerful Kurdish group, hopes to create an autonomous Kurdish region in a federal Syria, its chief Salih Muslim told AFP in an interview.
In Sweden the biggest race for 2-year-old totters, The Breeders Prize, was won by Oneforall Face, driven by Lutfi Kolgjini and in France the filly Be My Girl, driven by Jos Verbeeck, took her fifth consecutive win in the Group 3 race Prix de Vourasie.
One of the best ways to promote international understanding - doesn't that sound so Cold War-era? - is to host a foreign exchange student.