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France’s love affair with the baguette

France’s baguette obsession: the rules of the baguettiquette Here is something that is quintessentially French: bread. Just like wine and cheese, the baguette is an unofficial symbol of France. When you think about the stereotypical French person you picture them…

France faces worst wine grape harvest since 1945

Wine production to fall by 18% on 2016 after spring frosts ravage vines, but hot summer could deliver top vintages France is expecting its poorest wine grape harvest since 1945 after an unusually mild March and a frosty April, experts…

‘Amazing’ ancient Roman village unearthed in France

(CNN)Archaeologists have unearthed a well-preserved ancient Roman neighborhood complete with mosaics and furniture on the outskirts of a city in southeastern France. “This is an incredible discovery because it’s the biggest excavation of a Roman site in almost 50 years,”…

Award-winning French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

Credit: Associated Press PARIS — French actress Jeanne Moreau, the smoky-voiced femme fatale of the French New Wave who starred in Francois Truffaut’s love triangle film “Jules and Jim” and worked with many other acclaimed directors during a decades-long career,…

Has English taken over French?

The Frenchest thing of all is the French language. Once upon a time, French was the official language of diplomacy, today French continues to be vibrant worldly language. Linguists say that French is one of the most influential languages in…