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South African designers showcase their wares in Paris
South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris...

22 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Model present creations by Balmain during men's Fashion Week for the Fall/Winter 2017/2018 collection in Paris on 21 January 2017 ()
Five top trends at Paris men's fashion week

PARIS - With Paris men's fashion week coming to an end Sunday night, we pick out five of the big trends in the autumn-winter collections...

23 Jan 2017

FRANCE

Impact of Paris terrorist attacks on travel and tourism demand
Impact of Paris terrorist attacks on travel and tourism demand

Following the 13 November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, where 129 people lost their lives, the outlook for travel and tourism demand in the city...

By Caroline Bremner 19 Nov 2015

FRANCE

Booking.com to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden
Booking.com to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden

PARIS, FRANCE: Hotel reservation site Booking.com will allow hoteliers in France, Italy and Sweden to charge cheaper prices elsewhere after legal challenges, the French competition authority said Tuesday...

22 Apr 2015

FRANCE

Computer games reduce depression in elderly
Computer games reduce depression in elderly

PARIS, FRANCE: Brain-boosting computer games may be as effective as drugs or perhaps even better, in treating severe depression in some elderly people, according to trial results published on Tuesday (5 May)

6 Aug 2014

FRANCE

YouTube blocks artists on paid music service
YouTube blocks artists on paid music service

PARIS, FRANCE: YouTube is planning to block the videos of artists like Adele and the Arctic Monkeys after several record labels refused to sign up to its new subscription service.

19 Jun 2014

FRANCE

Disney and Deezer to stream music, animations
Disney and Deezer to stream music, animations

PARIS, FRANCE: Disney and French online music streaming company Deezer are going into partnership that will give customers access to hit songs and classic animations from the US film company.

3 Jun 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration
Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration

CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.

15 Jan 2014

FRANCE

French institute to restore, digitise Mandela trial recordings
French institute to restore, digitise Mandela trial recordings

PARIS, FRANCE: France's National Audiovisual Institute (INA) announced it would restore and digitise the recordings of the Rivonia Trial that saw Nelson Mandela and seven other anti-apartheid activists sentenced to life in jail.

24 Dec 2013

FRANCE

American wins US$1m Picasso in online tombola
American wins US$1m Picasso in online tombola

PARIS, FRANCE: A US ticket-holder in a worldwide online charity raffle walked away with an exquisite US$1m Picasso after paying a mere €100, Sotheby's said after organising the first-of-its-kind tombola.

19 Dec 2013

FRANCE

Euronews launches on DISH Digital's DishWorld
Euronews launches on DISH Digital's DishWorld

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews, claimed to be Europe's most watched news channel, has launched on DishWorld, a leading international TV service in the US.

30 Sep 2013

FRANCE

Euronews reaches for the Sky again
Euronews reaches for the Sky again

Euronews renews its agreement with the Sky digital satellite platform for the United Kingdom and for Ireland until 2016, and connects to more than 10.7 million homes.

29 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Want to eat less? Use a red plate
Want to eat less? Use a red plate

PARIS, FRANCE: British hospitals use red trays in a programme to combat malnutrition, but may have chosen the worst possible colour, according to a study's findings released on Wednesday (26 June) linking the colour of tableware to food enjoyment.

27 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Technology stops fraudulent wine sales
Technology stops fraudulent wine sales

PARIS, FRANCE: Making sure a glass of wine is everything it promises on the label was once a relatively simple process: hold against the light, tilt and observe the shade, swirl a little and give it a good sniff.

25 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions announces remaining jury lineup
Cannes Lions announces remaining jury lineup

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity completes the jury line-up by naming the members of the Design, Film Craft, Media, Promo & Activation, and Radio Lions categories.

18 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Euronews boosts SA presence
Euronews boosts SA presence

LYON, FRANCE / JOHANNESBURG, SA: As of today, April 9, Euronews joins the DStv Family and Compact packages, becoming available to almost 3.5 million customers in South Africa.

9 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions juries announcement
Cannes Lions juries announcement

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, one of the world's leading celebrations of creativity in communications, has announced the line-up of the first five juries participating in this year's event for the Creative Effectiveness, Film, Innovation, Press and Titanium & Integrated Lions categories. SA is represented on the Film (Alistair King) and Press (Paul Warner) juries.

4 Apr 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Luxury villas in France: Holiday homes for great holidays
Luxury villas in France: Holiday homes for great holidays

When you think of having your holiday in a luxury villa, you imagine a lavish home with spacious rooms and shrouded by amazing beauty of nature, right? Most probably, a picture of immaculate shoreline with glimmering blue waters may also comes to mind.

By Will Smith 20 Feb 2013

FRANCE

Fat people more likely to die in a car accident

PARIS, FRANCE: Obese people face a much higher risk - of up to 80% - of dying in a car accident compared with people of normal weight, researchers reported on Monday (21 January).

23 Jan 2013

FRANCE

What shaped TV in 2012 and what you need to know for 2013
What shaped TV in 2012 and what you need to know for 2013

CANNES, FRANCE: The TV experience is now extending well beyond the main screen as broadcasters explore innovative ways for their audience to engage with content and brands - on-air and offline. Download an exclusive white paper by VAST MEDIA, which highlights some of the most innovative examples of digital TV brand extension.

24 Dec 2012

FRANCE

Euronews launches on Eastlink in Canada
Euronews launches on Eastlink in Canada

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews and Eastlink have signed an agreement boosting the content of Canada's largest privately held telecommunications company, giving its customers access to Europe's leading international news channel. The agreement gives Euronews greater presence in North America

16 Jul 2012

FRANCE

Four key reasons to attend MIPCOM
Four key reasons to attend MIPCOM

CANNES, FRANCE: MIPCOM is the most anticipated global market for entertainment content where the stars of kids' programming shine. It's the place where deals get done. If you are part of the kids' industry and want to boost your business, there's simply no better place to be.

13 Jun 2012

FRANCE

[Cannes Lions 2012] More judges to the two new categories as entries increase
[Cannes Lions 2012] More judges to the two new categories as entries increase

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has increased the number of judges for both of the newly launched categories due to the higher than anticipated number of entries received. Four more members have been added to the inaugural Branded Content & Entertainment Lions jury, and two to the new Mobile Lions jury.

4 May 2012

SPAIN

Can media compete with sport?
Can media compete with sport?

MADRID, SPAIN / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers no longer just cover sports - they compete with them... The footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has 42 million fans on Facebook. Nike puts out a sports magazine as good as any done by the traditional press. Fan sites are the go-to destination for millions who once turned to newspapers as the primary source for sports news.

4 Apr 2012

FRANCE

2012: Producers say massive 'Yes' to MIPTV
2012: Producers say massive 'Yes' to MIPTV

PARIS, FRANCE: MIPTV reports that the number of production companies currently registered for the world's largest television market has risen by 25% compared to 2011 and the 1220 international television production companies registered to date include 326 first time attendees.

23 Mar 2012

FRANCE

Master class for International Animation Film Festival
Master class for International Animation Film Festival

ANNECY, FRANCE: The Media Faculty, Gulli and CITIA, backed by the SPFA (Animation Film Producers Association), have worked together to design a master class From Feature Films to Animated Series: Writing for the Whole Family to run during the International Animation Film Festival.

14 Mar 2012

FRANCE

Two days in 3D at MIPTV 2012
Two days in 3D at MIPTV 2012

PARIS, FRANCE: 3D television will jump to the fore at MIPTV 2012, taking place from Sunday 1 to Wednesday 4 April in Cannes, with a dedicated 3DTV Focusprogramme on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 April.

12 Mar 2012

FRANCE

Airtel ONE8: One of the world's top music marketing campaigns
Airtel ONE8: One of the world's top music marketing campaigns

CANNES, FRANCE: MIDEM, which takes place annually in Cannes, France, this year unveiled Airtel ONE8 as one of the top two most creative and innovative marketing campaigns worldwide competing against hugely acclaimed agencies and global brands such as American Express and Converse, amongst others.

23 Feb 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

David Lyle, Adam Gee, Brandon Litman to keynote at MIPDoc 2012
David Lyle, Adam Gee, Brandon Litman to keynote at MIPDoc 2012

CANNES, FRANCE: Three outstanding speakers are confirmed to speak on a wide range of topics in MIPDoc 2012's expanded conference programme: National Geographic Channels' David Lyle will give his insight on factual programming; Channel 4's Adam Gee will address multi-platform commissioning and One Day on Earth's Brandon Litman will share his experience on collaborative creation.

20 Feb 2012

FRANCE

AFP wins photo prizes
AFP wins photo prizes

PARIS, FRANCE: The World Press Photo 2012 and the Pictures of the Year international (POY) have presented awards to four AFP photographers-reporters.

13 Feb 2012

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