Called the "Sparrow of Avignon," Mireille Mathieu has been singing her way into fans' hearts for decades. Now the small woman with the big voice is surprising her audience with a new album.
The muse of existentialists celebrates her 90th birthday on February 7. Here's a look back at French singer Juliette Gréco's impressive 70-year-long career.
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.
President Francois Hollande has become the first French leader to attend the memorial service at Chemin des Dames in 100 years. The 1917 WWI battle was one of the deadliest and most disastrous in French history.
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