France is transforming old industrial wastelands in cities like Paris, Lyon and Nantes, so what are the secrets of its success?
In the future, Europe will suffer from more heat waves as well as extreme rainfall, presenting new challenges for planners and health care services. Building resilient cities can help.
It was the Seine’s rise and fall, in response to heavy rain, that inspired our current understanding of river systems.
With the rise of the knowledge-based economy, fab labs, maker spaces and more, cities are being transformed into production centres. This dynamic movement is ripe with promise, but also has risks.
Paris generates nearly a third of France’s GDP, yet the city falls short as a destination for immigrant entrepreneurs.
Should we care about the loss of an industry that normally lives in the shadows?
What do intercontinental missiles and Apple's app store have in common? Alvin M Weinberg.
Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
The 1920s and early ‘30's looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
Wandering the city by foot helps us look beneath ordinary conceptions of the face value of a place to the meanings built up and lost over time.
Emmanuel Macron may have won the presidential election, but his agenda could fail if his party doesn't get a majority in Parliament.
Colleen Murrell speaks to The Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey about living in and reporting from Paris in the wake of a wave of terror attacks in the last two years.
Where we choose to go on trips abroad is easily skewed by the nature of news reports, and that can have huge impacts on destinations.
An officer is under investigation for rape, a young man is in hospital, and people want answers.
Governments' continual use of security forces to 'keep order' in low-income and minority neighborhoods masks their inability find solutions other than force.
This universal symbol of love has proven remarkably divisive.
French company Seabubbles provides new transport concept which aims to see the people of Paris using water instead of roads.
Arguably the most obscene and offensive work of fiction ever written is going to be sold in America as a mainstream classic for the first time.
Will the evidence finally convince polluted cities to clean up their act?
Boots on the ground, schools on high alert and more hostility toward Muslims and migrants – this is daily life for Parisians.