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Dom Hemingway: Jude Law Stars in Against Type Role

Dom Hemingway: Jude Law Stars in Against Type Role

By Shana Norris April 11, 2014

Jude Law’s titular role in the recently released Dom Hemingway has earned him mostly positive reviews. The film opens as safe-cracking petty criminal Dom Hemingway is released from a 12-year prison stint that could have been shortened had he been …

Netflix Making Deals For European Expansion Netflix Making Deals For European Expansion
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There’s almost no question now that Netflix will soon be launching in Germany, France and other countries in Europe. Late last year, reports indicated that the company had been in talks with officials in both countries, seeking information on laws …

Francois Hollande Breaks-up with ‘First Lady’ Francois Hollande Breaks-up with ‘First Lady’

French president Francois Hollande has split with long-time girlfriend, Valerie Trierweiler, an anonymous source confirms. The news first broke during an interview with news agency, Agence France Presse, in which Hollande, 59, admits that he and Trierweiler, 48, were no longer a …

Anelka continues to deny gesture was anti-Semetic Anelka continues to deny gesture was anti-Semetic

On Tuesday, the English Football Association (FA) charged French soccer star Nicolas Anelka with allegedly making the “quenelle” salute during a December 28 match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion. The FA issued the following statement on their …

Google Appeals Fine Over Privacy In France Google Appeals Fine Over Privacy In France

Last week, CNIL, France’s data protection watchdog, fined Google as much as is in its power for what it considers privacy violations. Google is appealing the fine. While the fine is the maximum CNIL can charge Google – 150,000 euros …

Netflix Head To France And Germany? Netflix Head To France And Germany?

As reported last month, it’s looking like Netflix may launch in France in Germany next. Reuters said at the time that the company had been talking to officials in both countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. …

Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized for Affair Rumors Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized for Affair Rumors

France’s first lady has been hospitalized following affair rumors of her partner, President Francois Hollande. Valerie Trierweiler, 48, has been in the hospital since Friday after reports were made that Hollande and French actress Julie Gayet were seeing each other. …

Former SS Soldier Charged With 70-Year Old Massacre Former SS Soldier Charged With 70-Year Old Massacre
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A former SS soldier, now an 88 year old man identified only as Werner C, is being charged by German prosecutors for allegedly taking part in a 1944 massacre of 642 people in the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane, during World …

Google Fined Over Privacy In France Google Fined Over Privacy In France

Google has reportedly been fined 150,000 euros ($203,500) by CNIL, France’s data protection watchdog for what it deems to be privacy violations. This is apparently the most they can fine a company, though it can be doubled in the case …

Schumacher remains in serious condition Schumacher remains in serious condition

Investigators have had a chance to review footage from the helmet camera that Michael Schmacher’s family handed over last week, and they say that while the former Formula One racer was indeed skiing off course – or off-piste – speed …

Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Given to Investigators Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Given to Investigators

Michael Schumacher’s helmet camera has been given to investigators following a serious skiing accident in the French Alps last week. Authorities are hoping it will answer a host of questions about the fall that ended with the former Formula One …

Boko Haram: Priest Kidnapped in Cameroon Set Free Boko Haram: Priest Kidnapped in Cameroon Set Free

On Tuesday December 31, the Islamic militia of Boko Haram set free French priest Georges Vandenbeusch following a seven-week captivity. He arrived in France Wednesday, greeted by President Francois Hollande at an air base near Paris. Members of the radical …

Tony Parker Apologizes For Offensive Gesture Tony Parker Apologizes For Offensive Gesture
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Tony Parker is a French basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs, but he has recently found himself under the spotlight not because of his basketball prowess, but because of an accidental offense off the court. After …

Dieudonne M’bala M’bala: Ban Over Anti-Semitism? Dieudonne M’bala M’bala: Ban Over Anti-Semitism?
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Interior Minister Manuel Valls said Friday that France is considering banning a comedian who has made a living repeatedly bashing the memory of Holocaust victims. Dieudonne M’bala M’bala has been fined numerous times for hate speech. At one point, he …

Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View
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Google announced that it has gathered some new imagery of ski slopes for Street View using its Street View snowmobile. Google introduced the snowmobile back in 2010 when it gathered imagery from Vancouver and Whistler. It’s good to see it’s …

Netflix May Launch In France, Germany Next Netflix May Launch In France, Germany Next

Netflix is looking to expand its operations further into Europe as it has reportedly been talking to officials in France, Germany, and other European countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. Reuters reports: “Netflix wanted information about …

Beaujolais Nouveau Uncorked in 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau Uncorked in 2013

“Cheers! To the Beaujolais!” Every November the party begins: the uncorking of Beaujolais Nouveau. Keeping with tradition, the first bottles of 2013 were uncorked on Wednesday at midnight. By French government decree, they cannot be sold before the third Thursday …