News in France

  • The Presidency

    The website of the Presidency: speeches and documents, French institutions, symbols of the French Republic...

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  • The Prime Minister’s Office

    Latest news on government action, major projects, government team, forums...

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  • Ministry of ecology, of sustainable development and land settlement

    Archives, assesment and research, biodiversity and landscape, Europe and international

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  • French national Assembly

    Basic texts, general documentation, detailed information, history and heritage...

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  • French Senate

    Internal organisation, senators, the Senate’s role, the Senate’s European action, the Senate’s international action, the Senate’s administration, the Luxembourg Palace, basic texts

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  • Guide to staying safe in Paris

    A top tourist destination and the City of Light, Paris
    is one of the most visited capitals in the world. Every
    year, it welcomes more than 30 million tourists.
    Although the police force are highly-effective in
    making Paris a safe place, tourists may nevertheless
    be a target for pickpockets and crooks in the city’s
    streets.
    This booklet gives some important advice to follow in
    order to avoid such malicious acts and indicates what
    to do to lodge a complaint.

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  • The 100th Tour de France

    After the French Open, the Tour de France has been the sporting event of the year for 110 years. For this 100th Tour – the event was cancelled during the World Wars – the organizers, from the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) company wanted to showcase France’s heritage treasures.

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  • Vinexpo: the wine and spirit industry’s landmark event

    On 16-20 June, the 17th edition of Vinexpo, the wine and spirit industry’s largest professional exhibition, will be held at the Parc des Expositions in Bordeaux and is set to attract over 48,000 visitors and 2,400 producers from around the world.

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  • Futur-en-Seine Paris: a festival of digital innovations

    Paris is currently hosting the 4th edition of a unique international festival showcasing the latest digital technologies and services: Futur-en-Seine.

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  • The atmospheric appeal of writers’ homes

    Writers’ homes are rooted in the local areas that inspired their illustrious residents. Visiting them is an original way of discovering France and steeping yourself in French culture, and is attracting ever-increasing numbers of people. Visits are enhanced by the expertise of a network of public and private property managers, under the umbrella of a national federation.

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  • Cosmetic Valley

    Behind its glamorous façade, the perfumery and cosmetics sector is the scene of fierce competition! As leader in this international market, France has a traditionally very strong image to maintain with constant innovations. This is the idea behind the setting up of the competitive cluster, Cosmetic Valley.

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  • Innovation is the propeller of French water sports

    The French boat industry is a strong exporter, largely due to its innovations, which are these days turned towards promoting environmentally friendly yachting. Its creative imagination also lends itself to furthering the more fanciful end of the yachting market with futuristic prototypes piloted by celebrity sailors.

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  • A new boost for heart surgery

    Developed in Alsace by the Institute for Haematological Research in Mulhouse, autografting blood stem cells is a revolutionary development in heart surgery. Once an international clinical trial scheduled for 2013 has been completed, the new treatment will be available to treat victims of heart attacks on a large scale.

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  • France takes new initiatives in the fight against AIDS

    France is a driving force both in research and in the funding of programmes for access to treatment and screening in the countries of the Global South and is diversifying its operations with original initiatives.

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  • The Fête de la gastronomie: a rallying call for fine food

    The second Fête de la gastronomie, on 22 September, is on a larger scale than its predecessor and will celebrate fine food not only throughout France but abroad as well. From bistros to prestigious restaurants and sandwiches to aperitifs, the festival is a popular event designed to promote the values of tradition and innovation inherent in a theme with universal appeal.

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  • Deauville Hosts the G8 Summit

    On 26 and 27 May 2011, Deauville hosts the 37th G8 summit.

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