We are still more than a month away from the French Open, but Roger Federer may not get a chance to win his 18th career Grand Slam because he wants to be with his wife when she gives birth to their third child. "It's a priority for me trying to be there, trying to support my wife," Federer told the media at the Monte Carlo Open (via BBC.com). Show More Summary
Rafael Nadal's dominance on clay ahead of the French Open continued on Thursday as the spectacular Spaniard made quick work of Italian Andreas Seppi in the third round of the Monte-Carlo Masters. Nadal had little issue in cruising to...Show More Summary
Meet Bam Bam, a noisy little puppy who does not like bedtime. He tries to resist, but he’s just too tired to keep his little puppy eyes open. Who knew a toddler could be trapped in the body of a French bulldog? [Laughing Squid]
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There was a big controversy a couple of weeks ago when New York Mets pitcher Daniel Murphy chose to miss the first few games of the season to be with his wife for the birth of their first child. For Roger Federer, for whom tournaments are more scarce than baseball games, there’s no doubt what […]
Roger Federer has enjoyed a resurgent season that has thrust him back into Grand Slam title contention, but the Swiss star is prepared to miss the 2014 French Open for the birth of his child. According to BBC, Federer's wife, Mirka, is pregnant with the couple's third child. Show More Summary
Michelin-bespangled French chef Alain Ducasse is working on two new London restaurants: He is planning to open the previously-announced Rivea next month plus a mysterious second restaurant for which no details have been released yet. Ducasse also says he's "thinking...
Roger Federer has never won the Monte Carlo Masters title, but the Swiss star is ready to compete. He hopes to add this clay-court trophy to the largest collection of tennis hardware in the modern era, perhaps on the same shelf as his...Show More Summary
With the 2014 French Open a little over a month away, the stars of the ATP Tour have descended upon Roquebrune -Cap-Martin, France, for the next step in the clay-court season—the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters. Novak Djokovic enters as the defending champion. Show More Summary
The Whitechapel Gallery presents the first UK retrospective of visionary French filmmaker, photographer, writer and multimedia artist Chris Marker (1921 ? 2012). Marker is widely acknowledged as the finest exponent of the ?essay film?...Show More Summary
Henri Langlois was loved and admired by artists. They often paid him tribute and frequently rubbed shoulders with him. For others, he was only legendary. All had the opportunity to evoke the memory of his action and his love of cinema. Show More Summary
Each year, Novak Djokovic is getting closer to fulfilling his dream of winning the French Open. Monte Carlo is the first big stop, and maybe the unconscious motive for his residency there: It's a perpetual reminder that the gruelingShow More Summary
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Spinning the gorgeous Monsieur Adi remixes of “XO” and “Blow” on repeat since they debuted as part of Beyonce‘s multi-media Out cover story? Same here. The French producer, who opened for the iTunes-conquering diva on the European leg of The Mrs. Carter Show, really breathed new life into the already great tracks and I just... More »
This top-floor, 4-bed, 2.5 bath TIC on Divisadero near Washington sold back in late 2012 for $1.0575 million. Since then, it has been remodeled, with walls, a fireplace and interior French doors torn down to create a new open...
Cannes has officially announced another film in this year's line-up ahead of the full selection unveiling next week. We already know that Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, will be the opening competition film of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Show More Summary
French debut feature Party Girl, written and directed by the trio of Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, has been selected as the opening night movie for the Cannes Film Festival‘s Un Certain Regard section. The titleShow More Summary
April 11, 1809 - Captain Thomas Cochrane opens the Battle of the Basque Roads (right). Having blockaded a French fleet of eleven ships of the line in Basque Roads, Adm. Lord Gambier became reluctant to attack. Annoyed by this inaction,...Show More Summary
French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier paid hommage to London and the British "cult of the difference" as he opened a major retrospective at the city's Barbican on Tuesday. "This exhibition is a kind of tribute to my love for this city," he said at the launch of "The Fashion world of Jean-Paul Gaultier, From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk". Show More Summary
In somewhat of a departure for the lofty French designer, Philipe Starck's new range of furniture is produced in collaboration with a company called TOG—which prides itself on making all of its designs open source. Read more...