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‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Going Global?

‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Going Global?

By Chris Crum November 17, 2014

Links removed from Google’s European search engines may end up having to be removed from Google’s other search engines. As you may know, Google has been removing links from its European search results because of what has come to be …

Netflix Announces First French Original Series Netflix Announces First French Original Series

Netflix has just announced its first ever French original series, a “tale of power, corruption and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the French port city,” titled Marseille. Production is set to kick off next spring and it’ll land …

Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping in France Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping in France

In an attempt to help brick-and-mortar bookstores unable to offer the deep discounts and free shipping that has made Amazon so successful, France enacted a law last year disallowing the online retailer from offering a five percent discount and free …

Hackers Blackmail Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s Pizza recently found itself threatened with the release of hundreds of thousands of stolen accounts to the internet. According to ITNews, a hacker group known as Rex Mundi had attempted to blackmail the Domino’s Pizza operations in France and …

Angela Merkel Regrets Rise of Populism in EU

On Sunday, 21 of the 28 member-states of the European Union held votes for seats in the European Parliament, a vote which occurs every five years. The European Parliament is effectively the legislative body of the European Union and is …

Netflix To Launch In Six New Countries Netflix To Launch In Six New Countries

Netflix announced on Wednesday that it is readying launches in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. We’ve heard about Netflix’s efforts to secure the further expansion of its European operations, and now it’s coming to fruition. Netflix is already …

Kim Kardashian Will Marry Kanye West in Italy

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will tie the knot next weekend in Florence, Italy. The rumors that ran rampant on Friday turned out to be factual by Saturday morning. A spokesperson for the mayor’s office in Florence has confirmed that …

Disputes abound over biographical film

Actress Nicole Kidman gently addressed criticism of her new film Grace of Monaco on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival. “I feel sad because I think that the film has no malice toward the family or particularly towards …

Bob Dylan: Equal Opportunity Insulter

As nice as he is, if Bob Dylan thinks you suck, you’ll end up in a song. Bob Dylan gets rave following from both sides of the political aisle. Whether it be for his songs raging against war profiteers, or …

Dom Hemingway: Jude Law Stars in Against Type Role

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 …

Stolen Gauguin Painting Recovered in Italy

Two paintings stolen from a house in London in 1970 by renowned French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard were found hanging on an Italian autoworker’s kitchen wall. The unnamed Fiat mechanic bought the paintings at an auction for roughly …

The Eiffel Tower Celebrates Its 125th Birthday

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most iconic monuments in the world, and is visited by over seven million people each year. Although many people can easily recognize the tower, they do not know the history behind this magnificent …

Netflix To Launch In France In The Fall? Netflix To Launch In France In The Fall?

We’ve been hearing for months that Netflix has been working on trying to get launches going in France and Germany. Now, it’s looking like at least one of those will become a reality later this year. Variety is reporting that …

New hairstyle garnered attention of fans and critics

French pop star Vanessa Paradis appeared on the red carpet at Victoires de la Musique in Paris on Friday with a tousled mop of short chestnut curls. The 41-year-old international singing sensation and Chanel spokesmodel took the stage in a …

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’

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

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 …