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La crêperie des Canettes, Paris 6th. Photo by patrianova. It’s easy to get blasé about crêpes in Paris. If you’re anything like me, after a brief but...

A power-charged week in French news: Jacques Chirac facing embezzlement trial The French court system has just ruled Jacques Chirac, 78 years old,...

France’s reaction to Osama Bin Laden’s death The death of Osama Bin Laden has sparked celebrations as well as debate and controversy. What do the...

Le Musée national de la Légion d'honneur is now exhibiting a must-see historical first: the first public display of the entire collection of French...

As always, there is a lot going on these days in French news. On the political side, the race for the 2012 presidential election is...

Life in Paris is glamorous. Well, sometimes Paris can be glamorous. Cold, however, is not glamorous, and I’ve been sitting at my computer wearing...

Is it just me or has someone else made the connection? In 1870 the so-called Dépêche d’Ems had the French press in a tizzy as...

In the wake of the recent Wikileaks scandal revealing over 250,000 classified documents related to American diplomacy (background at BBC and...

It’s rare to have the political paths and fortunes of two leaders of great nations follow such parallel paths. However, virtually since they came...

If they had their say, probably neither U.S. President Barack Obama nor French President Nicolas Sarkozy would have chosen to meet in Washington at...

Many Bonjour Paris readers question if there’s a way to beat the French system. Well, oui et non. If you’re going to live here...

  Report card time has just passed for the presidents of France and the United States. Not surprisingly, their grades, in both countries, have been pretty...