(NEW YORK) -- After years of controversy around its location, the 2022 World Cup is underway in Qatar. There have been allegations of payoffs to FIFA members to earn the bid, criticism of Qatar's laws against women and LGBTQ individuals, the deaths of migrants used... Read More.
(LONDON) -- As Western Europe experiences a record-breaking heat wave, thousands of firefighters are having trouble containing forest fires in France, Spain and Portugal that have destroyed thousands of acres of land. The fires have forced thousands of people to evacuate to safety, as extreme... Read More.
(PARIS) -- Three years after flames engulfed Notre Dame, investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the devastating fire at Paris' most famous cathedral. French President Emmanuel Macron will visit the Notre Dame Cathedral on Friday to mark the third anniversary of the... Read More.
(KYIV, Ukraine) -- French officials said Russian President Vladimir Putin has committed to not launching any new “military initiatives” near Ukraine, a sign they said suggests Putin is moving towards de-escalating the crisis around the country. French President Emmanuel Macron’s office said Putin made the... Read More.
(PARIS) -- The new price of baguettes at a leading French supermarket is sparking outrage from some. As of last week, customers in Leclerc stores were greeted with the new baguette price -- 29 cents (in Euros). The president of the Leclerc supermarket chain, Michel-Édouard Leclerc,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A nationwide strike took place in schools across France on Thursday as teachers and other school staff demonstrated against the government’s management of COVID-19 protocols in schools. Teachers, other school staff and parents in the country have been complaining for months, saying... Read More.
(PARIS) -- Twenty-six looted royal treasures will return to their country of origin this week after nearly 130 years of French ownership, as debate continues over repatriating artifacts. The pieces were looted following the war fought by France against the Kingdom of Dahomey, a former African... Read More.
(TOKYO) - The USA men's Olympic basketball team lost to France 83-76 in the team's opening game of the 2020 Olympics. It is the first loss for the men's team at the games since 2004, ending a 25 game winning streak. France's Evan Fournier led the... Read More.
(PARIS) -- After a four-day search, a woman was arrested Wednesday as part of the investigation into a large crash at the Tour de France earlier last week, according to local prosecutors. The 30-year-old suspect turned herself into police and expressed feelings "of shame, of... Read More.
(PARIS) -- After a four-day search, a woman was arrested Wednesday as part of the investigation into a large crash at the Tour de France earlier in the week, according to the Brest prosecutor's office. "A woman was arrested in the Finistère today and she... Read More.