French government faces legal challenge for climate action

Europe 03/14/19, 08:01

Four activist groups have launched legal action to try to take the French state to court for not doing enough to fight climate change.Greenpeace, Oxfam and two French environmental groups hope for an eventual court ruling requiring France to further lower carbon emissions, citing a similar, successful effort in the ...

Juliette Binoche: Let justice do its work in Weinstein case

Entertainment 02/07/19, 09:43

Actress Juliette Binoche is urging people to "let justice do what it needs to do" in the case of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, and says it shouldn't be forgotten that he was a "great producer."Binoche spoke Thursday at the Berlin film festival, where she is jury president. The star of ...

Berlin film fest gets underway with strong female showing

Europe 02/07/19, 05:41

The first of the year's major European film festivals is getting underway in Berlin with a strong contingent of movies from female directors.French actress Juliette Binoche heads a six-member jury at this year's Berlin International Film Festival. Starting Thursday with Danish director Lone Scherfig's "The Kindness of Strangers," it will ...

Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

Entertainment 12/11/18, 08:03

Juliette Binoche will be the jury president at this winter's Berlin International Film Festival. Organizers of the festival announced Tuesday that the French actress will lead the jury that awards the Golden Bear and other top awards at the 2019 event, which runs from Feb.7 to Feb.17. There was no immediate ...

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