Cheese Can Now Power a Town — in France, of Course
In a large snow-white globe on the edge of the small Alpine town of Albertville, bacteria bred in whey are hard at work generating biogas: a clean, renewable energy source that can also be used to produce electricity.
Animal Rights Group Hopes Graphic Footage Will End France's Foie Gras Love Affair
The videos, meant to highlight controversial aspects of foie gras production, show ducklings still twitching after being processed through a grinder and a duck writhing in agony after having its neck broken.
Marine Le Pen Could Face Five Years in Prison for Tweeting Photos of Islamic State Killings
The French far-right leader tweeted the images after a French interviewer drew parallels between her party and the Islamic State insurgency.
Europe Wants to Make Kids Under 16 Get Parental Permission to Use Social Media
A last-minute amendment to the EU’s new data protection regulations says teens who want to join Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram need approval from their parents.
Residents In Upscale Paris Neighborhood Oppose Plans For Temporary Homeless Shelter
Angry residents have argued that the site of the proposed shelter encroaches on the Bois de Boulogne park, a national heritage site.
Afghan Migrants Are Bracing for Winter on the Streets of Paris
Hundreds of people from Afghanistan have been relying on donations from local charities and aid groups to survive the cold temperatures in the French capital.
Meet the 20-Somethings Who Have Been Tracking the Paris Climate Talks in a Google Doc
Peppered with GIFs and humorous observations of international delegates, the document is the only record of the deliberations that have been taking place behind the conference's closed doors.
With Protests Banned in Paris, Climate Activists Embrace Other Forms of Expression
Steps away from the conference center where global negotiators work towards a climate agreement, activists aim to highlight the impacts of global warming and make their voices heard.
In Photos: Inside the Paris Climate Talks
While a state of emergency has severely constrained protests in Paris, security checks — and bakers — greet the thousands of attendees to the climate talks north of Paris.
The Paris Attacks Could Cost the French Economy 2 Billion Euros
Cultural and tourism sectors have taken a huge hit in the French capital due to numerous cancelations after the terror attacks that killed 130 people on November 13.
This Is What Happened at the Bataclan Concert Hall During the Paris Attacks
12 days after the Paris terror attacks, witnesses and investigators have helped establish a clear picture of what happened inside the venue.
'Fear Was Always In Me': Life As a Stateless Person
According to the UN's refugee agency UNHCR, one stateless child is born every ten minutes. VICE News interviewed a woman who spent half her life living with no nationality.