20th and 21th centuries
France's performance at the 2012 ... Olympic and Paralympic Games
This summer the eyes of the world were cast on London, host city for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. France's delegation put up a fine ... performance.
Roland-Garros: the French Open
Every year in May, the world tennis elite will be meeting on the famous clay courts of Roland-Garros in Paris. This event is one of the four Grand ... Slam competitions.
Armistice of 11 November 1918
The armistice of 11 November 1918 marked Germany's surrender and the end of the First World War. The 11th of November became a day of remembrance ... to pay tribute to the soldiers who died.
Victory of the 8th of May 1945
This day marks the anniversary of the end of Second World War in Western Europe. On the 8th of May 1945, in Berlin, the High Command of the Third ... Reich's German army signed an unconditional act of surrender.