Keyword: The BBC
The celebrated British art critic and writer John Berger has died in Paris at the age of 90. Mediapart's Antoine Perraud says that his work as a thinker and writer has helped change the way we look not just at art but the whole world around us. Here is his appreciation of Berger's life and work.
In an interview with the BBC, French Prime minister Manuel Valls has hinted that state of emergency powers, introduced after last year's Paris terrorist attacks, would be prolonged to next spring when the country holds presidential and parliamentary elections.
A key member of General de Gaulle's Free French Forces in London, Crémieux-Brilhac later led a career in politics and as a historian.
A book published in France reveals a forgotten cache of letters sent secretly to the BBC and which illustrate its role in French civil resistance.