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News du Jour: Millepied’s New Ballet, France’s Radio Star

French dancer and choreographer, Benjamin Millepied, poses on May 9, 2014 in Paris.

Benjamin Millepied, who will become director of the Paris Opera Ballet in the fall, just premiered his version of Daphnis et Chloé at the Opéra Bastille, with set design by Daniel Buren. [New York Times]

Le Monde profiles another rising talent: Mathieu Gallet, who starts today as the new head of Radio France. [Le Monde]

Uber is offering on-demand jet service in Paris and Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival. [The Rude Baguette]

As a money-saving measure, France is redrawing its national map, to the displeasure of some regions. (61 percent of Alsace residents stand against merging with the less wealthy Lorraine, for example.) [The Sun-Herald]

Some bad news for the City of Light: Beginning this year, London has overtaken it as the most popular destination for foreign tourists. [The Independent]

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