In a bid to enhance security ahead of the city hosting a pair of major sporting events this summer, police in Paris are looking for a near-silent drone that can be used for surveillance operations at night.
The 12 advanced vessels, touted as the best of their kind in the world, cost $40 billion and are meant to keep up with regional powers like China.
According to one Chinese rail official, the new land route will form part of "an economic belt, along with the maritime route linking China to Europe."
France's interior minister has told representatives from the country's three elite police units to bury the hatchet to better tackle the threat of terror attacks.
The French Federation for the Study of Addiction has unveiled recommendations to help reduce risks associated with regular substance use, including allowing more people to administer the anti-opioid drug naloxone.
The remarks come just a week before the UN General Assembly is due to hold a special session on global drug policy, where international leaders are expected to discuss decriminalization.
Unlike in 50 other countries, physically punishing children is legal in France —but people are being advised that it's a bad idea anyway.
The populist Front National has threatened to sue the press for libel after the leak revealed that people close to it had stashed money away in offshore tax havens.
The far-right terrorist, who was sentenced to 21 years in solitary confinement for killing 77 people in Norway in 2011, is arguing that his incarceration amounts to "torture."
The number of applicants to become police officers in France has risen by 42 percent since the terror attacks in Paris in 2015 — but unemployment plays a part, too.
Former patients have complained of excruciating and unnecessary dental work, the use of improper equipment and heavy anesthetics, and exploitative billing practices.