Charles de Gaulle

9 of the Best Things to Do in London

In 2016, London hit a big first-time tourism mark -- 19 million visitors in a single calendar year. It’s clear travelers are flocking to the capital …

London

How To Avoid Tourist Traps In Paris

Paris, France is simply enchanting. Whether you land at <i>l’Aéroport Charles de Gaulle</i> or arrive by train via <i>la Gare du Nord</i>, you can feel a change in …

Paris

Business Class Sale: Round-Trip NYC to Paris, $1,000 (Seriously)

Courtesy of La Compagnie<p>Boutique biz-class airline La Compagnie kicks off its amazing “Blue Friday” deal. But it won’t last long.<p>A typical round-trip …

Airlines

He Does Not Hug

Poor David Copperfield, to add to the other humiliations of his boyhood, at school is forced, for reasons too elaborate to go into here, to wear a …

Conservative View

France Gambles on Jobless Benefits for Those Who Quit

PARIS—Should freelancers and workers who quit their jobs receive unemployment checks? President Emmanuel Macron of France thinks so.<p>The 39-year-old former investment banker is negotiating with labor unions and businesses to smooth the way for his plan to extend unemployment payments—until now …

World News

LIVE: Mnangagwa 'helped map post Mugabe #Zimbabwe' - report

The situation remains uncertain in Zimbabwe after the army placed President Robert Mugabe and his wife under house arrest, triggering speculation of …

Africa

Renault Car Leasing is the best value for longer car hire in Europe

If you want to rent a car in France or Europe for at least three weeks (minimum 21 days), you’ll find the Renault Eurodrive lease buy-back program an …

Transportation

How to Plan the Perfect Honeymoon in Paris

If you've never been to Paris but have dreamed of spending your honeymoon in France's City of Light and decided this is the time to plan to go, …

Paris

The Nord-Pas-de-Calais Region: North France

This region of north France takes in the two departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais that are now in the new Hauts de France region.<p><b>Nord</b> is a …

France

A (Very) Brief History of Paris: Key Dates and Events to Remember

Paris has been a thriving metropolis and a center of intellectual and artistic achievement for centuries. The city's roots reach to the third century …

Paris

How to Find Cheap Flights to Paris

France is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world — and Paris is its most famous and frequented city. There’s never a bad time to …

Air Travel

10 Cases Of Posthumous Marriage

Posthumous marriage (aka necrogamy) takes place in countries throughout the world. People in parts of China perform ghost marriages meant to “pacify …

List-Worthy

This isn't the first time Saudi Arabia has threatened the stability of Lebanon

A weird and highly constrained “interview” on his personally owned television channel by Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was made under Saudi …

Middle East

On Board the Charles de Gaulle, by Benjamin Ducoin

A bord du Charles de Gaulle © Benjamin Decoin<p>A bord du Charles de Gaulle © Benjamin Decoin<p>A bord du Charles de Gaulle © Benjamin Decoin<p>A bord du …

France

Flight Deal: Nonstop, Round-Trip Flights to Paris From $400

This is a good idea.<p>Cheap flights to Paris are more than enough reason to visit the City of Light, whether it's your first or 20th time. The latest flight deal there features round-trip tickets for less than $500 from New York, Chicago, and Washington D.C.<p>At time of publishing on November 11, …

Air Travel

When Concorde first landed in Hong Kong, in November 1976 | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>“The Anglo-French</b> supersonic airliner Concorde will land at Kai Tak on November 6 and stay for two days as part of a 31,000-mile promotional sales …

Hong Kong

Three watches that will make great Christmas gifts | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Ah Christmas! I know it’s only the middle of November, but the big brands have already started the “Christmas creep” propaganda. It used to be that …

News (China)

Driver 'deliberately' ploughs into group of students outside high school in France - Mirror Online

Multiple people have been injured after a car 'deliberately' mounted a pavement and hit students outside a high school in France.<p>A 23-year-old woman …

France

Things to know before your first visit to Paris

A city bustling with culture, romance, food, history and much more is none other than *<b>The city of love</b>* – Paris. The fact that it is one of the most …

Paris

Yvonne Burney obituary

Second world war British agent who enabled parachute drops of arms into occupied France<p>Yvonne Burney, who has died aged 95, was a wireless operator for the clandestine Special Operations Executive during the second world war. She played a key role in the first daylight parachute drop of supplies …

France

French robbers target big-spending Chinese tourists

1 / 3<p>Chinese tourists, who have a reputation for carrying wads of cash, have emerged as a prime target for thieves in Paris<p>Leon Chen looks frazzled …

France

The Last Globalist

Fifty-four years ago, TIME’s cover featured a President of France who had a vision for a French-led world order, a tendency to speak bluntly and a …

World News

An Irish Knitting Retreat Allowed Me to See The Real Ireland

When I was contemplating a trip to Ireland, my Irish-American friend Eleanor urged me, a confirmed urbanite, to leave Dublin during my visit. She said, “You can’t get to know Ireland if you don’t see the countryside. Heeding her advice, I opted for an organized tour since I did not trust myself to …

Ireland

Delay to Heathrow expansion 'sacrificing national welfare', Lord Adonis says

Failing to press ahead with a third runway at Heathrow means the UK is trailing behind other nations in terms of access to emerging markets, MPs were told on Tuesday.<p>Appearing before the Treasury Select Committee, the chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission and former Labour transport …

France

The Paris Dream Trip (Part 2): When to Travel - Secrets of Paris - The only authentic insider guide to Paris.

<b>When to Travel</b><p>(This article is part 2 of 8 in <b>The Paris Dream Trip)</b><p>You've all seen it: in a B (or C) movie, a dapperly dressed man with darts of …

Travel

China urges France to protect Chinese tourists after group of 40 robbed

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged France on Monday to take more effective measures to ensure the safety of its nationals visiting the country, after a group of 40 Chinese tourists was tear-gassed and robbed in Paris.<p>Attacks on Chinese, Japanese and Korean tourists are relatively frequent in the …

News (China)

Britain is overexposed to its ruling class

In London on Monday, a man with no ministerial experience began his first full week in charge of the world’s fifth-largest defence budget. Gavin …

France

Burkina leader Kaboré wants France to extradite ex-president's brother

Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has called for France to extradite the brother of his ousted predecessor, despite the fact that …

Africa

Jacqueline Kennedy’s Oleg Cassini Fashion Sketches Being Auctioned

Sketch of a pale yellow jacket and skirt worn by Jacqueline Kennedy on a state visit to Paris in 1961.<p>Items from the Nov. 7 sale including an …

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Melania Trump's got her own kind of fashion diplomacy

<b>(CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump exited Air Force One Sunday in Tokyo, Japan, dressed smartly in a coat by Italian fashion house, Fendi, a leather pencil skirt by her frequent couturier, Hervé Pierre, and her ubiquitous sky-high Manolo Blahnik heels.<p>The first lady, accompanying her husband …

U.S. Politics