Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, from the French music group, Daft Punk

The fact that the most infectious, feel-good tune of the year was made by two French lads usually seen sporting motorcycle helmets is a sign of the(...)

Price points: former French minister Jacques Toubon wants to change EU directives to allow ebooks to be taxed at a lower rate, and remove a discrepancy between prices here and in the US. Photograph: Kristy Sparow/Wireimage

Turn on your ereader, settle into an armchair and begin reading that novel you’ve been longing to dive into. Your eyes skim across the screen, (...)