Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson buys XFL for $15 million with investment partner
10 hours ago
Former wrestler and Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson teamed up with ex-wife Dany Garcia and investment company RedBird Capital Partners to buy the XFL for $15 million, hours before the bankrupt American football league was set to be auctioned.
Discovering French bread and the rules of 'baguetiquette'
3 days ago
The stereotypical French person has a striped shirt, a beret and a baguette under an arm. That may be a cliché, but what's certain is that bread is an integral part of the French diet and people take their bread very seriously. So just what makes French bread so good? And what are the rules of "baguetiquette"? In this edition of French Connections Plus, Florence Villeminot and Genie Godula bite into the crunchy heaven of the baguette.
Fashion films: An antidote to lockdown uncertainty
Our reporter Pascal Mourier also teaches communication sciences at a number of fashion schools. During France's unprecedented eight weeks of lockdown, he asked his students to write and produce a fashion film from the confines of their own homes. The project: to use only the materials immediately available to tell the story of a character's interaction with an item of clothing. We take a look at some of the offerings.
A Venezuelan photographer portrays people's wishes on posters
Maria Alida wants running water, Jesus can't wait to meet again with his students and Natalia yearns to get back on stage -- three Venezuelans are photographed holding hand-written posters expressing their wishes during the COVID-19 lockdown.