Paris

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Pedestrian and cycling friendly cities

Four cities — Paris, Milan, Bogotá, and San Francisco — have adopted the climate friendly pedestrian initiative and are encouraging its citizens to walk around on foot.

March 10, 2022
March 10, 2022

13 spellbinding books written by women, about women, to read for Women's History Month

Each book in this list features strong, fearless, bold, multi-faceted, creative, inspiring, vulnerable, witty, and most importantly, real women from all walks of life.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Finding Bangladesh in Paris

When you are abroad and come across places that feel like home.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Paris stunned as fire engulfs Notre-Dame Cathedral

A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

7 dead, many injured in Paris apartment fire

The Paris fire service says seven people have been killed and at least 28 injured in a fire in a residential building.

December 7, 2018
December 7, 2018

Eiffel Tower to close on Saturday amid Paris riot fears

France will close the Eiffel Tower and other tourism landmarks in Paris and draft in thousands more security forces on Saturday to stave off another wave of violent protests in the country over living costs.

August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018

Public eco-friendly urinals annoy Paris residents

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris provokes uproar from locals.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Paris, LA confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee names Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

May 2, 2017
May 2, 2017

Violence scars France's pre-election May Day marches

Traditional May 1 union marches turn violent in France and presidential election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron attacked far-right rival Marine Le Pen, highlighting the divisions six days before the runoff.

March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017

Fossils point to life on Earth 4 billion years ago

The oldest fossils ever found are "direct evidence" of life on Earth 3.8 to 4.3 billion years ago when our planet was still in its infancy, researchers report.