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“Vous êtes bien plus qu’un peuple qui veut changer, vous êtes déjà un mouvement qui se lève partout en Europe et peut-être dans le monde pour porter nos valeurs, nos aspirations et nos exigences de changement. Merci, merci, merci!”
“…Soyez heureux, soyez fiers, soyez généreux, soyez respectueux (...) soyez fiers d’être des citoyens français”. L’allocution a été courte. ...
“Fresh from defeat (...) Livingstone hailed the results of last week’s local elections in which Labour won more than 800 seats – as well as four additional seats on the London assembly – saying they showed that the party was now in a strong position.
“The lesson is that we are getting the economic strategy right,” he told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme. “For the last two years people have b...
© Pret A Manger
If you don’t see the City of Light as a fast-food mecca, you’re behind the current media buzz. Predictably, our “fast food explosion” corresponds to the average worker’s sinking pouvoir d’achat. Other reasons cited for the trend of eating sur le pouce (“on the go”) revolve around ‘Anglo-Saxon’ impositions: shorter lunches, long commutes and the need to use lunchtime f...
© Colourful Life/Ian Wright
The talents of Londoner Ian Wright fit his city perfectly; his curiosity has kept pace with it over decades. “For me, London’s all about the people and the place, even though it’s changing more rapidly than ever. Every time I leave and return, I can look with different eyes. Right now, I think there’s this great kind of creative explosion.”
Yet Wright knows his home is becoming homogenised. R...
© S. Sampson
Are his works art brut or just sophisticated street games? Whichever, the mutant mosaics placed all over Paris by artist Invader ( a.k.a. Space invader ) are ultra-familiar.
Witty deformations of characters from the 1978 video game, all boast big eyes, funky crab-like feet and benign demeanor. Part of an ‘invasion’ begun in 1998, these site-specific pieces now cover the city. To Parisians, they are as much a land...