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French pop star Johnny Hallyday on stage at Paris' Palais Des Sports stadium in 1969. Reg Lancaster/Getty Images hide caption

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France Mourns Its Favorite Rock Star, Johnny Hallyday

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French singer Johnny Hallyday smiles as he receives the best album award next to French TV host Virginie Guilhaume at the 31st Victoires de la Musique, the annual French music awards ceremony, last year at the Zenith concert hall in Paris. Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The ruined castle of La Mothe-Chandeniers in central western France. The crowdfunding site Dartagnans organized an effort to buy the chateau for 500,000 euros. Guillaume Souvant/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman reads a sign that says, "Due to a shortage of the raw material to make butter, we are not able to supply and sell you this product," attached to an empty refrigerated supermarket shelf in western France. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sacré Beurre: France Faces A Butter Shortage

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An organic market on Boulevard des Batignolles in Paris. Patrick Escudero/Getty Images/Hemis.fr RM hide caption

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'A Taste Of Paris': How The City Of Light Became The City Of Food

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On Monday, French activists demonstrated against French-Polish director Roman Polanski, accused of a string of sexual assaults, prior to a screening in Paris. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Instead of #MeToo, French Women Say 'Out Your Pig'

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In his Tuesday speech at the Sorbonne in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron called Europe "our history, identity, our horizon and what protects us and gives us our future." Ludovic Marin/AP hide caption

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Acclaimed chef Sebastien Bras stands in the kitchen of his three-star restaurant Le Suquet, in Laguiole, France, on Thursday. This week he asked not to be included in the 2018 Michelin Guide. Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brexit Leaves French Fishermen On The Hook

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Bea (right) and Maggie Ordever outside their bed-and-breakfast in Seglien, France. The couple moved last October from southeastern England to this village in Brittany, in the western region in France, which has historical ties to Great Britain. Courtesy of Bea and Maggie Ordever/NPR hide caption

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France's Brittany Sees New Wave Of Brits Post-Brexit

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Marlene Schiappa started a blog, Maman Travaille (Mom Works), that quickly grew into a 10,000-woman advocacy network. As gender equality minister, she wants to criminalize sexual harassment on the streets. President Emmanuel Macron has tasked her with tackling pay inequity as well. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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France's Gender Equality Minister Wants On-The-Spot Fines For Sexual Harassers

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Hervé Zarka uses a tool called a simoussi to rake up salt in his marshland on the island of Noirmoutier in France. He says there are many minerals in natural sea salt, such as magnesium and potassium, that aren't in industrial salt. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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Harvesting Salt By Hand Is Making A Comeback In France

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French forensic police officers gesture to pedestrians as they take images while searching a vehicle following a car crash in the southern Mediterranean city of Marseille on Monday. Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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French President Emmanuel Macron and President Trump share a handshake as they walk next to Macron's wife, Brigitte Macron, and U.S. first lady Melania Trump at Friday's Bastille Day parade in Paris. Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Macron's Strategy For Trump In Paris: Long Handshakes And Military Spectacles

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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks a Press conference after a meeting of European Union leaders at the Chancellery on June 29, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Michele Tantussi/Getty Images hide caption

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France's environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, photographed on Wednesday, announced an ambitious plan on Thursday to ban the sale of all diesel and gas vehicles in France by 2040. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen leaves a polling station after casting her vote in Henin Beaumont, Northern France, in parliamentary elections held earlier this month. Michel Spingler/AP hide caption

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French politician Simone Veil speaks about abortion while she was health minister in 1974. The legislation that legalized abortion in France is still known as "Veil's law." Eustache Cardenas/AP hide caption

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Three groups say BNP Paribas transferred $1.3 million that was used to purchase weapons, in violation of a U.N. arms embargo. Remy de la Mauviniere/Associated Press hide caption

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An officer stands at the Fresnes Prison in France in September 2016. Fresnes was the first French prison to separate radicalized inmates from the general prison population. Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside French Prisons, A Struggle To Combat Radicalization

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