ARTICLES RELATING TO FRANCE

A 102-year-old woman in a care home is suspected of strangling and beating a 92-year-old fellow resident to death in a sleepy French town

2019-05-24 16:32

Prosecutor Frederic Trinh told AFP on Wednesday the 92-year-old died as a "result of asphyxiation caused by strangulation and blows to the head."

'Get over here! Boom': Trump seemed to reenact the 2015 Paris terror attacks in a speech

2019-04-29 05:38

Trump said that the 2015 attack that killed 90 people could have been stopped if a "tiny percent" of concertgoers had guns.

Emmanuel Macron announced plans to rebuild Notre-Dame in 5 years, but it could take much longer

2019-04-17 20:04

The massive fire took down the Notre-Dame Cathedral’s spire, burned through its wooden roof, and left parts of the structure water damaged. Plans to get it rebuilt before the 2024 Olympics in Paris may be ambitious.

All the priceless artifacts inside Notre-Dame that firefighters tried to save

2019-04-16 05:56

Here's everything inside Notre-Dame Cathedral that could be lost after the devastating fire on April 15.

Garfield phones have mysteriously washed up on a French beach for 30 years: 'It never stops'

2019-03-29 20:29

For 30 years, Garfield novelty phones kept washing up on the beach in France. No one knew why — or how. Until now.

Meet the Wertheimers, the secretive French brothers worth R583 billion who control Chanel, own vineyards in France and Napa Valley, and breed racehorses

2019-03-08 12:50

Alain and Gerard Wertheimer control Chanel and have a collective net worth of R555 billion. The secretive brothers rarely grant interviews.

The 10 greatest scandals caused by queens throughout history

2019-02-07 09:34

These royals were not afraid to get their hands dirty in order to gain — or keep — power. Here are the 10 greatest scandals caused by queens.

France has been the most-visited country in the world for more than 20 years in a row — but experts think China could take the crown

2018-11-13 21:36

France may soon be overtaken by China as the world's foremost vacation hotspot.

Leaked internal memo shows how Bank of America is trying to persuade London bankers to move to Paris

2018-10-02 13:07

Bank of America Merrill Lynch plans to move as many as 400 sales and trading jobs to Paris as part of Brexit preparations.

 

A surprise snowstorm at a French techno festival left 30 people with hypothermia, and the Red Cross had to step in

2019-05-07 11:51

Temperatures at the Teknival music festival, which took place in Feniers, central France, plunged to -3 degrees..

Pamela Anderson angry that charity gala made an over R1 million donation to Notre Dame instead of poverty-stricken children

2019-04-26 11:40

Pamela Anderson has expressed her anger after $112,000 dollars she believed was raised at the Olympique Marseille fundraiser charity gala for poverty-stricken French children was instead donated to the rebuild of Notre Dame Cathedral following the recent fire.

Trump suggested sending 'flying water tankers' to put out the massive fire at the Notre-Dame

2019-04-16 07:37

President Donald Trump was quick to tweet out about the fire consuming parts of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday afternoon.

Everything that had to go wrong for Notre-Dame Cathedral to burn down so fast

2019-04-16 05:34

Various components of the Notre-Dame Cathedral's structure — like its wooden roof and flammable limestone — could have contributed to Monday's fire.

Singapore is holding on to its title as the most expensive city in the world — but this time, it's sharing the No. 1 spot with 2 other cities

2019-03-19 10:01

In this year's Worldwide Cost of Living report, the No. 1 spot for most expensive city goes to three different locations: Singapore, Paris, and Hong Kong.

If you're still drinking brandy out of a classic, balloon-shaped glass you're doing it wrong, according to a Hennessy expert

2019-02-16 18:15

A Cognac expert at the Hennessy distillery in France told me the best way to drink the spirit is no longer in a balloon-shaped glass.

The economic data from France is so bad that one analyst simply wrote "?!" on the chart

2019-01-28 14:05

The survey in question was the INSEE services confidence poll. It showed a cliff-edge drop in expectations from France's non-manufacturing companies.

These are the nine countries which own the world's most devastating weapons

2018-11-26 14:50

All of these countries would need to make profound changes to reach the UN goal of a nuclear weapons-free world.

WATCH: An escaped racehorse burst into a bar in France, sending patrons fleeing

2018-10-02 17:01

A horse caused a disturbance in France last month when it escaped its trainer and ran into a nearby bar.

France just banned smartphones in schools during all hours of the day

2018-08-02 11:29

It was created out of concern that students are becoming addicted to using smartphones.

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