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Agnes Poirier

Agnes Poirier

    You're nicked, Sarkozy
    You're nicked, Sarkozy
    France had spent the night celebrating its qualification to the World Cup's quarterfinals. Then it woke up to the news that its former president,...
    Striking while it's hot
    Striking while it's hot
    Departing from the traditional Right Bank demonstrations' route, French trade unions opted for a long and energetic stroll through Paris's Left...
    Paris by bike
    Paris by bike
    The novelty factor may have worn off but the romance between Parisians and le Vélib' continues. Back from their long summer holidays, 215 000 of...
    Cannes's late surprise
    Cannes's late surprise
    In 1987 France won the Palme d'Or with Under the Sun of Satan by Maurice Pialat, the story of a possessed priest set in 1926 rural France....
    Flirting and fornicating
    Flirting and fornicating
    "Forty-one encounters, 39 penetrations," stated an elegant Parisian art dealer when asked by a journalist from Marie Claire about his...