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  • After years of controversy, Picasso museum in Paris is set to finally reopen

    By RFI
    An over-budget, controversy-riddled reopening of Paris’s Picasso museum is planned for Saturday, amid the fallout from a 71 million euro renovation.
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    After five years of controversy linked to the slow process and 22 million euros over budget, Paris’s Picasso Museum will finally reopen its doors on Saturday.
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    What was intended to be a two-year refurbishment became a 71 million euro project for the historic building housing the collection.
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    A conflict has also arisen between the artist’s son Claude Picasso and the French government, after museum director Anne Baldassari was fired by then Culture Minister Aurélie Filippetti.

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  • FRANCE-US: Ex-Black Panther and hijacker refuged in France, dies at 68

    FRANCE-US: Ex-Black Panther and hijacker refuged in France, dies at 68 0 Jean Mc Nair, a former member of the black rights radical group the Black Panthers, died on Friday in the north west town of Caen in Normandy, from a heart attack. Forty years ago, the American started her life in France with a [...]

  • FRANCE: French President boasts cultural talent of France at Picasso museum reopening

    FRANCE: French President boasts cultural talent of France at Picasso museum reopening 0 The Picasso Museum in Paris reopened on Saturday after a five-year closure for a costly renovation with François Hollande urging crisis-hit France to draw inspiration from the Spanish painter. The museum, situated in a 17th-century mansion in the Marais district, houses one [...]

  • FRANCE: Illusion over, France has lost unemployment battle, says Labour Minister

    FRANCE: Illusion over, France has lost unemployment battle, says Labour Minister 0 France’s unemployment rate has increased by 19,200 people in September according to new data published by the Employment ministry. With the rate rising by 0.6%, there are now 3,43 million people out of work, one of the worst records in French history.   [...]

  • : French press review 25 October 2014

    : French press review 25 October 2014 0 Today’s big story is the release of France’s latest unemployment figures which have hit a new record in September. Official statistics published Friday show that 3.43 million people claimed unemployment benefits over the past month. Standard Source: Source

  • FRANCE: Police reinforcements sent to Calais to quell migrant violence

    FRANCE: Police reinforcements sent to Calais to quell migrant violence 0 France is sending police reinforcements to the port of Calais, where illegal migrants trying to reach Britain are "causing havoc", said the country’s interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve. French riot police of the force out immigrants who were hidden in a truck. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Standard [...]

Sports

  • OLD YANKS DOING BETTER AS CURRENT GIANTS

    MURRAY CHASS —  The New York Yankees are not in this World Series, but a bunch of their alumni are. They are executives, coaches and scouts, and they have done for the San Francisco Giants what their equivalent Yankees’ contingent hasn’t been able to do since 2009. And to make the picture even bleaker for [...]

  • TOUR DE FRANCE: 2015 Tour de France to start from the Netherlandstour-de-france

    Next year’s Tour will commence from the Dutch city of Utrecht, making it the 21st overseas start in Tour history. This was announced by Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme who unveiled next year’s route in Paris on Wednesday. The 2015 Tour de France route was unveiled in Paris on Wednesday Read More

  • Tower of Power’s Tommy Politzer – Golf Digest # 10 out of 100 Rock and Roll Golferstommy

    By Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Special Contributor to the Herald de Paris HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) –  For over 40 years, Tower of Power has been creating their own kind of soul music. Since 1968, this dynamic and trend-setting band has delivered their unique brand of music to their fans, appearing before sold-out crowds as [...]