FRANCE

climate change

It's So Damn Hot Around the World Right Now

A global heat wave is hitting Alaska, Europe, and Asia.
Alex Lubben
7.9.19
ISIS

Iraq Sentences Four French Men to Death for Joining ISIS

The French government has pledged to prevent their sentences from being carried out.
David Gilbert
5.28.19
Notre Dame

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.
Tim Marcin
5.10.19
PROTESTS

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.
Matthieu Foucher
4.29.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.”
Sarah Emerson
4.22.19
FRANCE

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."
Alex Lubben
4.18.19
FRANCE

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Mack Lamoureux
4.1.19
Photography

How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Laura Woods
3.13.19
NSFW

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.
Monsieur X and Geoffrey Le Guilcer
2.23.19
FRANCE

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.18.19
Appetite

Bull’s Balls, Love Cucumbers & Human Flesh | The World’s Weirdest Aphrodisiacs

Sex and food have always gone hand in hand, but never quite like this...
Anastasia Miari
2.16.19
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