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
7.8.19
burkini ban

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.
Tim Marcin
6.28.19
vaccines

The 11 Countries Where People Don't Trust Vaccines

In France, one-third of people disagreed that vaccines were safe.
Tim Marcin
6.19.19
ISIS

Iraq Sentences 4 French Men to Death for Joining ISIS

The French government has pledged to prevent their sentences from being carried out.
David Gilbert
5.27.19
tech-science

The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed Worldwide

The kilogram is the last unit of measurement to be untethered from an artificial object.
Becky Ferreira
5.20.19
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
5.9.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

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.
Aris Roussinos
Steven Bartus
Maeva Bambuck
Angad Singh
Phil Caller
5.2.19
Motherboard

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
4.19.19
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
4.17.19
Notre Dame

What was destroyed and saved in Notre Dame's massive fire

The building's rose windows, the crown of thorns, and one of the world's biggest organs were all saved.
David Gilbert
4.16.19
Photography

Photos of an Afternoon with the Tween Skaters of Central Paris

Photographer Seán McGirr captured the scene around the iconic skate ramp on Rue Leon Cladel.
VICE Staff
4.10.19
Munchies

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.8.19
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