| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
PARIS -- The crisis caused in Europe by American intelligence interceptions of its allies' electronic communications derives from a problem Europeans have known and put up with since the Second World War. The time has come to call a halt.
It can only...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
PARIS — Hinting at tougher sanctions to come against Moscow for its moves toward annexing Crimea, France said Tuesday it could cancel a $1.3-billion deal to sell Russia two state-of-the-art warships.
At the same time, the British government...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When Christophe Lambert was tapped CEO of Luc Besson's EuropaCorp in 2010, he got a lukewarm welcome from the local film industry. Indeed, he was best known as a leading advertising exec with ties to France's then-president Nicolas Sarkozy. Since then,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The tumultuous, hotly contested 2012 French presidential election, pitting right-winger Nicolas Sarkozy against socialist Francois Hollande, provides the larger maelstrom against which a couple's custody battle unfolds in Gallic helmer-scribe Justine...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have set the date for their Paris wedding, Us Weekly reports. The event is to take place May 24. [Us Weekly]
Model Karlie Kloss and singer Taylor Swift took a road trip along the California Coast and documented it via...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years.
Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Mary-Kate Olsen may soon be a married lady: The fashion designer is reportedly engaged to businessman Olivier Sarkozy.
News of the engagement broke Friday, with Us Weekly exclusively reporting that the "Full House" alum was headed down the aisle with...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:35 AM
Model Camila Alves-McConaughey made some Oscar night best-dressed lists in her custom-made Gabriela Cadena gown. But she said she was just trying to keep it simple when she accompanied husband Matthew McConaughey (winner for best actor) to the Academy...
| Feb 23, 2014
PARIS — Not long ago, I attended a colloquium of French scientists and philosophers in Corsica, France, called "How to Think About the Future." With few exceptions, the astrophysicists, economists, physicians and social theorists on hand offered...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Former New York Times foreign correspondent Joel Brinkley is on sabbatical. His column will return to American Voices in June 2014. During his absence, John Kass has been added to American Voices.)
A new report commissioned by the French Socialist...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday.
1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...