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January, 2020

  • 16 January

    The Louvre Museum finishes its restoration of the Apollo Gallery

    Visitors to the Louvre Museum have been left in awe by the recently completed Apollo Gallery restoration. “Unbelievable, it’s just stunning,” said one visitor. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: …

October, 2013

  • 15 October

    The Best of Contemporary Jewellery – Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld

    Salamander Xochimilco Brooch (Lydia Courteille)

    Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld on the original and striking jewellery pieces featured in her latest publication: It is difficult to choose a favorite piece from all the jewels illustrated in my new book, 21st-Century Jewellery Designers: An Inspired Style. Wearing a piece of jewellery is so dependent on the effect you wish to create or one’s mood. I suppose for …

September, 2013

  • 20 September

    HMAS Newcastle Completes Operation Southern Look Off Coast of Yemen

    Image: Boarding Team, HMAS Newcastle © Commonwealth of Australia

    HMAS Newcastle has completed Focused Operation: Southern Look in the Gulf of Aden. The operation was centred between the ports of Al Mukalla and Ash Shi’hr in Yemen and took place in late August with co-operation from Turkish Frigate TCG Goksu. In an effort to better differentiate between normal maritime business and illegal activity such as piracy, the Newcastle mariners …

  • 19 September

    EULEX Staff Member Killed in Northern Kosovo

    File Photo: EULEX Head of Mission Visits Gate 1, November 2012 ©EULEX

    A Lithuanian member of the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo was killed on the morning of Thursday 19th September 2013. EULEX released a statement giving details of the incident: At approximately 0730 this morning, two EULEX vehicles, carrying six staff members, on regular rotation from Gate 1 came under fire from unknown persons in the vicinity of …

  • 18 September

    Giuliano Amato Sworn in as Judge of the Italian Constitutional Court

    President Giorgio Napolitano during the swearing in of the new Judge of the Constitutional Court Giuliano Amato.

    Giuliano Amato has been sworn in as a Judge of the Constitutional Court in Italy. The ceremony took place in the Quirinale Palace before the President of the Republic, Giorgio Napolitano. Attending the ceremony were the President of the Senate, Pietro Grasso, the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies, Laura Boldrini, the President of the Council of Ministers, Enrico Letta, …

  • 17 September

    Fourth Series of Downton Abbey Hits UK Screens on Sunday 22nd September 2013

    The hit ITV series, Downton Abbey is returning to UK screens for a fourth series on Sunday 22nd September 2013. A creation of Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park), who has since been created Baron Fellowes of West Stafford, Downton Abbey is a romp through the aristocracy of the United Kingdom, celebrating everything “upstairs, downstairs” in a traditional landed family. The show …

  • 10 September

    New Film Pays Homage to “That Scene With Mr Darcy”

      A new film devoted entirely to the costume dramas of Jane Austen will be released in Europe this Autumn. Austenland follows the travails of Jane Hayes (Keri Russell), a woman obsessed with the books of Jane Austen, but most of all with that scene featuring Colin Firth as Mr Darcy in Pride & Prejudice. Jane decides to spend her …

  • 2 September

    Tom Hanks Plays Captain Phillips in Somali Pirate Film Out 18th October 2013

    It is 2009, the US container ship Maersk Alabama is hijacked by Somalis off the coast of Africa. Captain Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks), must try to work with the pirate captain, Muse (Barkhad Abdi), to diffuse the hostage situation and get everyone to safety. This thriller ties a multitude of international forces together in a desperate, suspension-filled story of men …

  • 2 September

    Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” – Out October 2013

    Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” is set for release on 30th October and will first be seen on cinema screens in the UK, France, Ireland & Belgium. Viewers rejoin Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) as they reunite to fight the forces of evil threatening Asgard and Earth. Thor grapples with an enemy which predates the universe, an …

  • 2 September

    James Cunnama and Yvonne van Vlerken Triumph in Austria

    A competitor exits the water during the Challenge Triathlon Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl on September 1, 2013 in Walchsee, Austria. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Challenge Triathlon)

      James Cunnama and Yvonne van Vlerken have triumphed at the Tyrol Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl triathlon. Heavy rain battered competitors at the Austrian event, which included a 1.9km swim, 90km bike over two loops with 1,100 m of altitude difference and a final running stage of 21km over four laps. Todd Skipworth was first out of the water in the men’s …