Team SA 2017 preparing for World Blind Tasting Challenge in France

Team South Africa 2017 will compete against 27 wine tasting teams from across the globe at the World Blind Tasting Challenge in Nuit Saint George, France...

10 Oct 2017


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


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


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 to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden

PARIS, FRANCE: Hotel reservation site 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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