Marseille

Saupe Opéra

This Fish Makes People Trip Balls

"I saw the angel of death come to take me."
Sirine Azouaoui
2.16.18
Pizza

Marseille Is Heaven for Real-Deal Pizza

Instead of asking a Marseillais where he or she eats bouillabaisse, ask them instead where to find the best pizza—you won’t be disappointed, as everyone has a favourite spot.
Sirine Azouaoui
2.4.17
PROFILES

Risen From Réunion: Dimitri Payet's Winding Journey to the Top

Part of the magic of football is that the route to the top is a magnificently inexact science. Dimitri Payet is now firmly established as one of Europe's most gifted players, but his rise to international success was neither simple nor fast.
Alex Hess
11.7.16
Sports

We Spent 72 Hours with English and Russian Hooligans in Marseille

In just three days, the Mediterranean city saw the best and worst of what football has to offer.
Loïs Elziere
6.16.16
Sports

How Police Aggravated the Fan Violence at Euro 2016

Weirdly, throwing loads of teargas around doesn't calm things down.
Clifford Stott
6.15.16
Burgers

This Chef Is Turning a Classic French Stew Into Burgers

Bouillabaisse, a traditional stew made with rock fish and vegetables has been enjoyed in the French port city of Marseille for years. Until one chef decided to turn it into a burger.
Michael Segalov
6.13.16
hooliganism at euro 2016

Marseille Prosecutor Claims At Least 150 “Highly Trained” Russian Hooligans at Euro 2016

Brice Robin, chief prosecutor of the city of Marseille, has suggested that Russian ultras are “extreme” and well organised.
UK Sports Staff
6.13.16
UEFA

UEFA Housing The England Team Next to 80,000 Partying Fans the Night Before Their First Match

England should anticipate a headache to a dubstep beat in the morning.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.10.16
Art

5 Rising Sculptors Talk About What’s Next in 2016

If haven’t heard of Isaac Nichols, Daniel Arsham, Elizabeth Jaeger, Alex da Corte or Jamie Fitzpatrick yet, you definitely will this year.
Sophia Callahan
2.19.16
zizou

Walking in the Footsteps of Zidane

Zinedine Zidane’s journey to the top of world football began in Marseille’s La Castellane neighbourhood. We travelled there to learn more about the French legend’s formative years.
Eric Besatti
1.27.16
Film

Tracing France's History in the Heroin Trade

A new feature film, The Connection, looks at the life of notorious French drug trafficker Gaëtan Zampa. We went to Marseilles to meet his daughter and talk about the city's history as a drug smuggling port.
Kevin EG Perry
5.28.15
Stuff

Can Weed Stop Marseille's Drug Dealers From Killing Each Other?

Mohamed Bensaada wants to legalise cannabis in the area and turn the dealers into coffee shop waiters.
Stéphanie Plasse
6.25.14