An icon of 1960s France, chanteuse Juliette Gréco has been performing for over 70 years. The grande dame of chanson is now on a farewell tour.
Charles Aznavour was France's best known chansonnier and arguably Armenia's most famous son. The singer, who sold more than 100 million records in 80 countries, has died at the age of 94.
Thousands have gathered in Paris to say goodbye to Johnny Hallyday, who died of lung cancer. Nicknamed the "French Elvis," Hallyday was nearly unknown in the English-speaking world but was a major star in France.
Considered the most prestigious award in French literature, the prize results in lucrative sale profits. Vuillard's book "L'Ordre du jour" looks at the hidden steps that gave rise to the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938.
Human rights, freedom of press, and independence of the arts in Hungary are all on the line. Szabolcs Hajdu is a headstrong theater and film director who refuses to be corrupted, and forges his own path.
Her children's books can be found on bookshelves around the world. In some of them, Judith Kerr told her own childhood tale of fleeing Nazi Germany with her Jewish family. DW presents her story of escape and homecoming.
The Dublin band Lankum sings the songs of the down-and-outs – in the same folk tradition of their forefathers, but full of contemporary references. Ireland is facing immense challenges - the housing market is strained, and Brexit is looming.
Protests are growing about the widening gap between poor and rich, urban and suburban. Where is “la grande nation” heading? Stanislas Nordey’s theater tells stories of France today, from the heart of society.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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