Thomas Adamson

  • Afghanistan Nov 11, 2019

    Macron Marks Armistice Day, 101 Years After End of WWI

    French President Emmanuel Macron marked Armistice Day on Monday by visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under Paris’ Arc de Triomphe, as a giant tricolor flag flew overhead. Greeted by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, Macron laid a wreath and inspected troops during the ceremony celebrating 101 years since the Armistice that ended the slaughter of World War I. He...

  • London Oct 27, 2019

    Masterpiece Found in French Woman's Kitchen Sells for $26.6M

    An old painting found in the kitchen of an elderly French woman, who considered it an icon of little importance, has made her a multimillionaire. The work, a masterpiece attributed to the 13th-century Italian painter Cimabue that was discovered earlier this year, sold for 24 million euros ($26.6 million) Sunday. Dominique Le Coent of Acteon Auction House, who sold the...

  • DIRECTOR Sep 28, 2019

    Guest Models Mirren, Longoria Energize L'Oréal Fashion Show

    Armed with a battalion of celebrity ambassadors, L’Oréal took over the historic Paris Mint building to stage a Paris Fashion Week extravaganza. Offerings from Elie Saab, who went 1970s, and Vivienne Westwood, who stylishly towed a line between ethnic and punk, made for a frenetic pace of shows on Saturday.

  • spokesman Apr 19, 2019

    Fire-Ravaged Notre Dame Now Stabilized, Firefighters Leave

    Architects and construction workers have now stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters will leave the site Friday night, a fire brigade spokesman said. “There is no more risk the edifice’s walls could fall down,” Lt. Col. Gabriel Plus told The Associated Press, adding that firefighters...

  • spokesman Apr 17, 2019

    Macron: France to Rebuild Notre Dame ‘Even More Beautifully'

    French President Emmanuel Macron pledged Tuesday to rebuild Paris’ beloved Notre Dame Cathedral “even more beautifully” after a raging fire destroyed its spire and its roof but spared most of the structure, including the church’s twin medieval bell towers. Macron said he wanted to see the renovation of the beloved Roman Catholic architectural landmark completed within five years.

  • Gigi Hadid Mar 3, 2019

    Grace Jones Rocks Zendaya Show as Valentino Gets Ovation

    A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger’s “buy-now” collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation and Thom Browne continued to blur gender lines.

  • France Sep 10, 2018

    Unlikely Weapon: Petanque Balls Help Disarm Paris Attacker

    They only went out to play a calm game of petanque and enjoy some late summer warmth by a Parisian canal. By the end of the evening, the three friends had neutralized a knife-wielding attacker who had stabbed seven people, with an unlikely weapon: the game’s clanking — and hefty — metal balls. Lobbing them in their dozens at the...

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