Haiti's traditional culture - voodoo, mysticism and Catholicism - will help it survive last month's earthquake, says filmmaker and anthropologist Anne Lescot.
2010-02-17 12:20 TU
Carly-Jane Lock takes a look- or a listen- at sound week in Paris.
2010-02-11 17:54 TU
A decade of French music and film, looking back at the ‘noughties’, the ’00 years.
2010-01-28 11:54 TU
Thousands of children in France are being raised by gay couples, most conceived through artificial insemination or surrogate mothers, both of which are not entirely legal in France.
2010-01-21 12:20 TU
Although a French court recently granted a lesbian woman the right to adopt a child, homosexual or unmarried couples still find it difficult to adopt in France.
2010-01-14 15:17 TU
With over 300 cinemas in the capital, and more than 150 festivals dotted around the country, the French spend much of their time watching films from abroad.
2010-01-07 16:30 TU
Paris restaurant, le Tour d'Argent, has one of the best wine cellars in the world. This year it auctioned off thousands of bottles, including three bottles of pre-revolutionary Cognac, to make room for new vintages.
2009-12-31 14:06 TU
A look at the Christmas tree tradition in Paris and how Parisians can give their trees a second life.
2009-12-24 17:28 TU
Thousands of huge white propellers are becoming a regular feature on the French landscape as wind power becomes France's fastest-growing renewable energy source.
2009-12-17 11:53 TU