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Jan 23, 2018
'We kind of forgot this, but the French are very innovative': Emmanuel Macron promotes France before DavosFrench president Emmanuel Macron promoted his government's changes to French tax and labour laws on Monday in front of 140 world business leaders.
Jul 03, 2017
Emmanuel Macron's 'regal setting' for rare address to both houses of parliament draws criticismFrench President Emmanuel Macron is set to address both houses of parliament in the splendour of the Palace of Versailles, a move seen by critics as further evidence of his regal style of ruling
May 30, 2017
French president Emmanuel Macron warns Russia against use of chemical weapons in SyriaMacron has warned that France will respond immediately to use of chemical weapons in Syria, while urging a closer partnership with Russia in fighting the Islamic State.
Nov 30, 2016
Louvre Abu Dhabi, world's first 'universal museum in Arab world' likely to open in 2017The Louvre Abu Dhabi, flagged as "the first universal museum in the Arab world", is due to open in 2017 after a decade in the making and five years behind schedule. French President Francois Hollande will visit the site on Saturday during a trip to the Gulf to attend a conference on protecting endangered heritage.
Nov 19, 2016
Rare view inside President-elect Donald Trump's house and it looks like VersaillesWhat President-elect Donald Trump calls home is a cavernous building in midtown Manhattan which is decked out with marble floors, goldleaf furniture and finishes, crystal chandeliers and Greek columns.
Jul 18, 2016
In a first, treasures of Versailles to make the journey to AustraliaMore than 130 paintings, tapestries, pieces of furniture, statues and other objects from Versailles, will be on display in Canberra from December.
Sep 09, 2015
Anti-Semitic graffiti on Anish Kapoor’s ‘Dirty Corner’ sculpture to stay as a symbol of ‘hatred’Anti-Semitic graffiti will not be cleaned off a giant sculpture at France's Palace of Versailles after the country's culture ministry agreed to demands by artist Anish Kapoor that it stay.
Sep 07, 2015
‘Dirty Corner’, Anish Kapoor's controversial sculpture at Versailles, vandalized againDirty Corner, a controversial sculpture by British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor on display in the gardens of France's Palace of Versailles was vandalised for the second time.
Jun 08, 2015
Sculptor Anish Kapoor sparks uproar over 'queen's vagina' at VersaillesBritish-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor has sparked an uproar in France by installing a huge work he has called a "queen's vagina" in the stately grounds of the Palace of Versailles.