Ferretti Group, whose Riva unit made boats for Brigitte Bardot and Sean Connery, intends to open an assembly plant in China as its new Chinese parent seeks to drive up sales in the world’s most-populous country.
Gerard Depardieu, the French actor who was granted Russian citizenship, met President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi after receiving his new passport, according to a statement on the Kremlin’s website.
A Ferrari bought new by Roger Vadim, the movie director and actor who discovered and married Brigitte Bardot, sold last night for about 4.5 million euros with fees ($5.8 million) as choosy investors bought rare classic cars.
Saint Cast, a sleepy French coastal town in Brittany with 19th-century mansions and a mile-long white, sandy beach, sees little in the Swiss central bank’s move to cap the franc that will help it avert financial devastation.
Brigitte Bardot pouts and unsuccessfully tries to look demure wearing a pink dress and flowery hat. Christine Keeler romps naked. Opposite them, John Lennon flashes a schoolboy grin, David Bowie closes his eyes and Michael Caine looks intrigued by his cigarette.