Restaurants have always been about more than feeding city residents. During the 1918 flu pandemic, they were kept open as sites of social solidarity.
A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
Brexit has particular significance for the 757 British citizens currently elected in France, whose mandates expire at the upcoming mayoral elections in March.
The French president presents himself to all things to all people – leaving voters with less meaningful choice at the ballot box.
When the holes – also called ‘eyes’ – don’t appear in a batch, cheesemakers say the cheese is 'blind.'
The predatory flatworm Obama nungara travelled in potted plants from Argentina to Europe, where it's distrupting soil ecosystems. Now, citizen-scientists are helping map their distribution.
France agreed to postpone implementing its law to tax US technology giants as negotiators from nearly 140 countries seek agreement on reforms to the international tax system.
At the time of the 2016 referendum, there were widespread fears that Brexit would unleash a contagion effect among other member states.
Privileged children get to use phones in school while others face bans for 'messing around''.
More than 1 billion euros were donated after Paris’ cathedral was grievously damaged by fire in April. By comparison, just a few million euros were given after catastrophic flooding in Cité des Doges.
Ladj Ly's critically acclaimed new film looks at the misery that binds together its protagonists, and also examines France's failure to fulfil its obligations toward its most vulnerable citizens.
Is a 19th-century French author’s cosmic joke turning into a real-life global nightmare?
An innovative method of carbon capture and storage could substantially reduce the emission of small industries while using geothermal energy to heat homes and thus replacing fossil-fuel energies.
Charlie Hebdo's often biting and dark humour frequently troubles people in France, and many reactions to the attack in France were not in keeping with the values of the publication.
Largely unknown today, Bourbaki was the last mathematician to master nearly all aspects of the field. There’s just one problem: Bourbaki never existed.
French rail transport is grinding to a halt. Teachers, truck drivers, lawyers and judges are also threatening to strike indefinitely.
Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is calling for a move towards stakeholder capitalism.
It doesn't have to be a week of tiresome turkey sandwiches. A food historian explains how the French came to see leftovers as an outlet for creativity and experimentation.
Including direct accounts from 'yellow vests' members in the Lyon area, a look back at what has changed in the daily lives of people in the movement.
The mass protests shine a spotlight on the tension between policies that raise energy prices and day-to-day energy affordability.