Colombian Devil's Breath—also known as scopolamine—puts people into a trance-like state, in which they can be coerced to hand over thousands of dollars worth of valuables to criminals.
Photos from the French National Championship bodybuilding final in Lormont.
The house in which I experienced my first memories, the park in which I played with my best friend, the lake around which I smoked my first cigarettes... all of it belonged to a giant mouse.
Our European editors look back at a time when a single currency promised to unite and protect Europe.
"He doesn't speak French at all, he just learned the words."
The "train of second chances" has become a beacon of hope for refugees trying to find a new life in Europe.
From garbage juice to slaughterhouse blood, our Canadian staff has had some pretty disgusting jobs to pay for their summer jollies.
The Magnum photographer on fatalism and determinism.
We Skyped with French director Mia Hansen-Løve about her "low-key epic," her brother Sven of the DJ duo Cheers, and how to film a good club scene.
This morning, a man was found decapitated at a factory near Lyon.
France's underground motocross scene is growing in popularity, but the cops still hate them.
Living among those concrete tower blocks was a study in the art of patience.
We sat down at Cannes with the controversial Argentine-French filmmaker to discuss his provocative new movie, which has censors and critics in a tizzy.
Marc Pointud will spend two months in the infamous Tévennec lighthouse—a place marred by legends of death, insanity, and ghosts.
"Menstruation is a sign of good health and a cornerstone of life," he says. "A period is the very essence of femininity."
We sat down with the man behind A Prophet and Rust and Bone to talk about his latest film, Les Cowboys—a modern-day Western that tackles Islamophobia in France.
Turns out that dressing up in a costume and begging for spare tickets occasionally works.
Sexual harassment? Weirdly, this "frotter" doesn't see why anyone would consider his hobby a problem.
We talked to a French mermaid about making her own tails, the joys of the job, and whether she ever gets any indecent proposals.
Seven French Muslims share their thoughts on the controversy that ignited last week after the PEN American Center gave a prestigious award to the infamously irreverent satirical magazine.
We talked to the film's director, French auteur Céline Sciamma, about exploring sexual, gender, and racial identities in coming-of-age movies.
I saw a paralyzed cat regain mobility and found out that some animals would rather shit on the water treadmill than work out.
The Islamic State hacks French TV channels, protesters demand police be arrested over the deaths of 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers, South Africa removes an apartheid-era statute of Cecil Rhodes, and more.
A priceless replica of a royal Thai crown was stolen from a museum in France. Now a replica of that replica could cause trouble back in Thailand for artist Arin Rungjang.