FRANCE

9.24.19

France’s 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.

9.13.19

France Took One Look at Facebook's Cryptocurrency and Said, 'Hell, Non'

France has blocked Libra over concerns it could destabilize the French economy by privatizing money and undermining the euro.

8.28.19

Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850,000 Computers

Police in France took down a large cryptocurrency-mining malware operation with the help of a cybersecurity firm.

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.

8.26.19

22-Year-Old French Butcher’s CBD Sausages Are, Unsurprisingly, Selling Like Crazy

Because who doesn't want to get a mild body high from eating cylindrical meat products?

7.8.19

It's So Damn Hot Around the World Right Now

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

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6.28.19

This French City Closed Its Pools During a Heat Wave Because Some Women Wore Burkinis

Temperatures in Grenoble hit 100 degrees, but the city would rather close the public pools than let women swim in full-coverage swimsuits.

6.19.19

The 11 Countries Where People Don't Trust Vaccines

In France, one-third of people disagreed that vaccines were safe.

5.27.19

Iraq Sentences 4 French Men to Death for Joining ISIS

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

5.20.19

The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed Worldwide

The kilogram is the last unit of measurement to be untethered from an artificial object.

5.9.19

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.

5.2.19

The First May Day Protest for France's "Yellow Vests" Turned Remarkably Violent

Police fired tear gas on protestors in Paris. Yellow Vests hope that will help their cause.

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