Tricking their way into a Paris apartment

 Article publié le 01-04-2009 par FRANCHINEAU Hélène

When Anne Charlotte Cheron, 24, and her roommate, visited the perfect apartment near Montmartre, thirty people were waiting outside for the same inspection. She realized that there was only one solution: they pretended to be a couple. "We acted as if we were a happy couple moving in together. The old lady who owned the place was moved by our fake story." The woman who owns the apartment didn't want any roommates. The ‘couple' are now living there, but as roommates.

 

By Léa Khayata.

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Paris' Black Thursday

 Article publié le 01-04-2009 par FRANCHINEAU Hélène

Marianne, the female symbol of France, dominates the Place de la République, a common meeting point for protests in Paris. She has a Phrygian cap, a sword and a four-meter crowbar. At least she did on March 19th, when young activists from the Jeudi Noir collective climbed the Marianne statue to place the fake crowbar, made of silver duct tape, at its feet.

 

By Paolo Bosonin.

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The sandwich-man and the ministry

 Article publié le 01-04-2009 par DREWES Nina

yannick_miel_and_martin_hirsch « Buy yourself a young graduate on sale! » These are the words Yannick Miel called after passers-by in the Parisian business quarter of La Défense a month ago. Dressed as a self-promoting sandwich-man, he also distributed 500 copies of his résumé as flyers.

 

By Nina Drewes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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