Protesters clad in yellow vests take to London streets

Protesters clad in yellow vests take to the streets of London, demanding a Tory ouster and a general election. ‘Yellow vest’ protests have erupted in many cities across France, with demonstrators demanding that French President Emmanuel Macron resign. IMAGES

Negresco hotel will endure after owner’s death, say Nice locals

The flamboyant owner of the seafront Negresco hotel in the French city of Nice died at the age of 95 on Tuesday, plunging the future of the pink-domed Riviera landmark into uncertainty. But locals and those who knew her say the hotel will live on.

Football: Benjamin Pavard to join Bayern Munich in summer

Bayern Munich have reached an agreement to sign World champion Benjamin Pavard. The French defender will join the German champions on a five-year deal from next season, according to club’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.

Turkey’s slowing economy leaves fairytale castles empty

Deep in a provincial region of northwestern Turkey, it looks like a mirage — hundreds of luxury houses built in neat rows, their pointed towers somewhere between French chateaux and Disney.Meant to provide luxurious and flamboyant accommodation for foreign buyers, the houses are however standing empty in what is anything but a fairytale for their investors.

Kevin Hart shows his serious side

(8 Jan 2019) Kevin Hart repeated “I got this” as he fought hard to land dramatic role in director Neil Burger’s movie “The Upside” – a remake of 2011 French movie “The Intouchables.” (Jan. 8)

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Brain trauma in sport

Videographic on brain trauma and concussion. France’s sports minister has called on rugby authorites to make the game safer after the death of another young French player injured during a game.VIDEOGRAPHIC