Through his art and his travels, 19th-century French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix sought to understand the chaos of an era he called 'the century of unbelievable things.'
A rainy day and a meeting with a street artist lead to a mediation on the “mirror effect” for researchers.
A sociologist interviewed hundreds of immigrants in New York, Barcelona and Paris. Here's what they say those cities get right — and do wrong — when integrating foreign-born residents.
Although it is unlikely to find a scenario similar to that of the major flood of 1910, France’s national flood forecasting network is closely monitoring the level of the Seine.
Weakening the institutional as well as the symbolic functioning of the rule of law has the consequence of introducing new "risks", and thus creating more insecurity.
An invasive insect native to Asia, Halyomorpha halys, has been detected in the US, Canada and southern Europe. It’s now made its debut in Paris.
While Islamophobic acts in Paris mainly take place in public institutions, in London they're mainly on the street or on public transport.
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.