Most Shared Stories Tagged: France

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Global hit - Jil Aigrot

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with French singer Jil Aigrot about the parallels between herself and French musical legend Edith Piaf. Aigrot has recorded a CD of Piaf songs. She also lent her voice to "La Vie en Rose," a movie about Piaf's life.

Seeking a ban on cluster bombs

An international conference aimed at building support for a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs wrapped up in New Zealand today, and so far, 82 countries have signaled their support

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Geo quiz and geo answer

Today we're looking for the French town where you land after crossing the British Channel by ferry. The answer is Calais. That's where a unique trek by 28-year-old Briton Mark Boyle came to an abrupt halt. Boyle was planning to WALK all the way to India from Calais. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him to find out what went wrong.

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New York Rococo exhibition (Geo answer)

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Nancy, France. It's the French city known as a center for Rococo art. A new exhibition featuring Rococo works is opening today at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the curators, Sarah Coffin and Ellen Lupton.

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More champagne?

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Jerald O'Kennard director of the Beverage Tasting Institute in Chicago, about a plan to officially expand the region of France where "champagne" with a capital "C" can be produced

Geo answer

French writer Antoine de Saint Exupery disappeared while flying a reconnaissance mission during World War II. Now a new book claims to have the answer to what happened to him.

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Geo answer

We were looking for a city in southwestern France for today's geo quiz. The answer is Bordeaux... A capital of French wine. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Bordeaux vintner, Ilja Gort, whose nose is now insured with Lloyds of London.