France

Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris Lies in Ruins after Massive Fire (video)

A major fire engulfed the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France's most iconic and well-known landmarks, on Monday evening. The 850-year-old Gothic building's spire and roof have collapsed but the main structure, including the two bell towers, have been...

Major Fire Breaks Out at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

A major fire has broken out at the famed Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris, causing enormous damage to the irreplaceable 12th century building. Media footage showed the cathedral in the French capital continuing to burn as night fell...

French Government Supports Bid to Include Greek in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

A cultural association from the French town of Autun published a manifesto on Saturday asking for the Ancient Greek and Latin languages to be included in UNESCO's list of entities which are part of the world's "Intangible Cultural Heritage." Their...

Adaptation of Ancient Greek Tragedy Dubbed Racist in France

The Sorbonne university in Paris was forced to cancel a performance of a Greek tragedy featuring actors using black masks after students claimed it was “Afrophobic, colonialist and racist.” Protesters picketed the prestigious Paris university, stopping actors from entering the...

Athina Onassis To Visit Greece After Twelve Year Absence

Athina Onassis, the only surviving descendant of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, is said to be planning to visit Greece for the first time in twelve years. Star TV reported that the heiress, who is an equestrian, is expected to...

Patrick Mouratoglou: The Greek-French Tennis Coach Who Shot Tsitsipas to Fame

Patrick Mouratoglou is a 48-year-old Greek-French tennis coach who is advising some of the biggest tennis stars in the world, such as Serena Williams and the new phenom Stefanos Tsitsipas. Mouratoglou is the son of Greek businessman Paris Mouratoglou and a...

Greek and Cypriot MEPs Describe Chaos After Strasbourg Attack

Greek and Cypriot Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) used their social media accounts to describe the chaos that followed the horrific terrorist attack in the city of Strasbourg yesterday. Strasbourg is the city near the German border where the European Parliament's...

Gunman at Large after Three Killed in Strasbourg Shooting (video)

Hundreds of police officers are searching for a gunman after three people were killed and twelve others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg. The suspect, who is known to security services, escaped after exchanging fire...

Former French President Reveals 2015 Phone Call Which Prevented Grexit

Meeting President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens on Thursday, former French President Francois Hollande referred to the Pavlopoulos' important role during the summer of 2015, immediately after the EU referendum held in Greece. According to Hollande, the...

Campaign to Save ‘Greek House’ in Paris

The Hellenique Fondation (HF) in Paris is appealing to private sources to ensure it can continue housing Greek university students in the French capital. Also known as the Greek House, the HF was built in 1932 by architect Nikolas Zachos...