The Moulin Rouge in Paris became notorious for its provocative can-can dance. One-hundred and thirty years on, it still attracts visitors in search of glitz and glamour.
In 1895 the Lumiere brothers held one of the first public film screenings. Viewers simply couldn't believe the moving magic before their eyes. Today fact, fiction and debate continue to swirl around cinema.
A French drugmaker and the country's medicines watchdog are in court over illnesses and deaths linked to a diabetes pill. It is one of France's biggest trials in years and is expected to last six months.
Five years after the Islamist attack on the Parisian satire magazine "Charlie Hebdo," experts say caricatures in the press are an endangered species — and not only in France.
Four men have been found guilty of falsely labeling horsemeat as beef. The convictions stem from a Europe-wide scandal in 2013 in which the meat was used in frozen lasagna and other industrial food products.
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