America's Independence Day may have just passed, but if you're still feeling festive and you're looking for another reason to don your red, white, and blue, get in on the festivities this weekend to celebrate Bastille Day.
Charles Payne submits: I can almost hear Kool & the Gang in the background telling everyone to "celebrate good times" as the market not only has maintained an upside bias, but has exhibited some gusto to boot. Of course, we know every time we start to sing out loud rather than whistle past the graveyard our luck runs out. At some point our greatest fears will fade, but right now the question is can they fade enough to be part of the solution.
The woman considered France’s first lady was hospitalized after a report the president is having an affair with an actress, her office said Sunday, as a poll was released showing the French shrugging off any liaison as none of their business.
Beefeater gin has launched the Beefeater Alchemy Project together with Bastille. The UK band is on a tour of Europe, taking in Barcelona, Naples and Dublin, and a film crew is on the road with them to shoot a documentary.
PARIS — French President Francois Hollande threatened legal action Friday over a magazine report saying he is having a secret affair with an actress, the latest breach in the French media’s practice of turning a blind eye to presidential love affairs.
For some French teams on the Tour de France, it has been a comparatively disastrous campaign so far.But at the halfway stage and on the national holiday of Bastille Day, the likes of Cofidis, Francaise des Jeux and Bbox-Bouygues have the perfect chance to make amends.After two hard days in the high mountains trimmed the yellow jersey field in brutal fashion, the battle for the race's top prize should take a back seat until the resumption of hostilities in the Pyrenees on Sunday.
PARIS — The French president’s complex personal life — and what it means to be the first lady in modern society — may get a full airing on Tuesday as Francois Hollande answers questions for the first time since a tabloid reported he was having an affair with an actress.
Hollande’s partner, journalist Valerie Trierweiler, has been hospitalized since Friday, when the tabloid Closer published photos it said proved Hollande’s liaison with Julie Gayet. The pictures included one of a man it said was Hollande being ferried by motorcycle to an apartment where Gayet waited.
PARIS — France’s Culture Ministry has denied an actress a coveted spot at a prestigious French cultural institution after reports that she’s having an affair with the president.
An official with the ministry says Julie Gayet was nominated for the jury at the Villa Medicis, a French state-owned institution in Rome. Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti rejected the nomination Wednesday, the official said, without giving a reason. The official was not authorized to be publicly named.