FRANCE

9.24.19

Macron Is on a Mission to Save the Amazon – With or Without Bolsonaro's Help

In an interview with VICE News, France President Emmanuel Macron explains why France is giving $100 million to save tropical rainforests.

8.27.19

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.

7.17.19

A Day in the Life of Modern Circus Kids

Photographer Sophie Rodriguez spent time with the Ritz family circus as they struggle to keep their traditions alive.

4.10.19

An Afternoon with the Tween Skaters of Central Paris

Photographer Seán McGirr captured the scene around the iconic skate ramp on Rue Leon Cladel.

4.9.19

Woman Fined for Killing, 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.

3.27.19

Maroilles Is a Psychedelic Washed-Rind Cheese that Tastes Like Beefy Butter

At first, Maroilles looks like a fucked up tropical Starburst—but it's rich, salty, and goes great with Hennessy and Fritos.

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3.26.19

‘Kiwigate’ Is France’s Latest Food Fraud Scam

Fruit producers passed Italian kiwis off as French so they could charge more per fruit and earned over $6 million in profit.

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.

3.8.19

French Customs Staff Are Taking Us Back to the 1970s to Protest Brexit

Will we really go back to the days of stuffing holiday money down your socks?

3.5.19

The Bocuse d'Or Makes Fine Dining an Arena Sport

Competing chefs spend a year training to perfect wildly ornate dishes under pressure.

2.28.19

French Director Gaspar Noé on America’s Fear of the Penis

“The fear of the penis in the United States still shocks me,” he said. “In many ways, the Western world is turning Victorian.”

1.23.19

French Official Criticised For Insisting That People Don't Binge Drink Wine

"I've never seen.... a youngster leaving a nightclub drunk because they drank Cotes-du-Rhone.”

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