FRANCE

8.28.19

Brazil Tells the G7 and Its Amazon Fire Fund to Go to Hell

The world is literally on fire, and Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is busy talking smack about Emmanuel Macron's wife.

7.9.19

It's So Damn Hot Around the World Right Now

A global heat wave is hitting Alaska, Europe, and Asia.

5.28.19

Iraq Sentences Four French Men to Death for Joining ISIS

The French government has pledged to prevent their sentences from being carried out.

5.10.19

The Notre Dame Fire Caused Lead Levels in the Area to Skyrocket

Officials have stressed, however, that lead poisoning is typically something that happens over long periods of exposure.

4.29.19

We Spent an Afternoon Learning the Art of Civil Disobedience

I learned how to get past a police cordon and how to tangle my legs together to avoid getting picked up.

4.22.19

Thousands of Bees Living on Notre Dame’s Roof Survived the Fire

“I wouldn’t call it a miracle but I’m very, very happy.”

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4.18.19

Experts Are Already Arguing Over How to Rebuild Notre Dame

“If you want to do it in five years, it won’t be done in the traditional way, and I think they would have to cut corners."

4.9.19

Woman Fined for Eating Rescue Pig That She Promised She Wouldn't Eat

The woman had signed a contract promising to care for the animal, but ended up turning it into 200 pounds of pâté.

4.1.19

We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years

Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favourite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.

3.13.19

How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.

2.23.19

Charming Pornographic Photographs of French Prostitutes from the 1930s

I talked to collector Alexandre Dupouy about a cache of pictures donated by an anonymous photographer.

2.18.19

Michelin-Starred French Restaurant Set on Fire After Chef Criticizes 'Yellow Vest' Protestors

“A new fire broke out in my L'Amphitryon in Colomiers, with my employees inside, only a few days after the first fire,” Yannick Delpech wrote on Facebook.

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