On the occasion of the national day of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Emmanuel Macron, President of France sent President Abdul Hamid warm congratulations on behalf of himself and the people of France.
Polanski’s new film tops French ‘Oscar’ nominations
Roman Polanski’s new film “An Officer and a Spy” topped the list of nominations on Wednesday for the “French Oscars”, sparking outrage from feminists.
PSG beats Nantes in French League
Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes 2-0 on Wednesday to restore its five-point lead over Marseille at the top of the French league standings.
Tiffany is latest jewel for French luxury group LVMH’s crown
PARIS, NOVEMBER 26, 2019 – French luxury group LVMH has agreed to buy New York jeweler Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion, adding a famed star to its portfolio that already boasts Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Bulgari.
French support for Polanski crumbles amid new accusations
The “unconditional support” Roman Polanski has enjoyed from the French film establishment seems to be crumbling after a new rape claim against the controversial director.
French embassy mourns victims of cyclone ‘Bulbul’
The French Embassy in Dhaka has extended condolences to the families of victims of cyclone ‘Bulbul’ which battered the country’s coastal districts early Sunday.
Adèle Haenel MeToo moment shocks French cinema
By Hugh Schofield The French film world has been shaken by the account of an award-winning actress who says she was sexually harassed as a young teenager by the director of her first film.
Woman behind French #MeToo movement fined for defamation
A Paris court ruled on Wednesday that the woman who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement must pay 20,000 euros ($22,000) for defaming the man she accused of harassment.
Explosive hobby cleaning up French rivers using magnets
Equipped with powerful magnets, history enthusiasts and environmentalists scour France’s rivers, pulling out bits of scrap metal, bikes, scooters and the odd kitchen appliance. Sometimes, too, they fish other more unexpected objects out of the water, such as unexploded munitions.…
Hollywood French film fest links with Amazon, Netflix
Hollywood’s French film festival will showcase movies from streaming giants Amazon and Netflix next month in a bid to boost Gallic cinema in the United States.
French ‘Spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper urging peace
A French climber known as “Spiderman” has scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper and put up a banner urging peace in the city rocked by political unrest. Alain Robert unfurled a banner showing a handshake and the flags of Hong Kong…
Michael Jackson fans sue in French court
Michael Jackson fan clubs are set to sue two alleged child abuse victims of Michael Jackson in a French court this week over their claims in the recent HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland”. Thursday’s hearing will take place at a court…
FIFA vice president Ahmad questioned by French authorities
Paris (AP/UNB) – FIFA vice president Ahmad was detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday in the latest criminal investigation to hit officials in positions of power within the governing body of world soccer. Ahmad was in Paris for…
French baroque music on Sunday at Shilpakala Academy
Dhaka, Feb 15 – Alliance Française de Dhaka will host a musical programme on French baroque music on Sunday, 17 February 2019 at 6.30 pm at National Theater (The main theatre hall) of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. French musical ensemble Son…
Nadal beats Thiem to win 11th title
World number one Rafael Nadal won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets. Nadal, 32, won 6-4 6-3 6-2 to earn his 17th Grand Slam, three adrift of Roger Federer’s all-time men’s record. The…