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Las Partes Más Preciadas de la Catedral de Notre Dame Fueron Salvadas; Billonarios Franceses están Pagando para Restaurar lo Demás

Después de que los bomberos pasaron casi nueve horas luchando contra las llamas dentro de la amada Catedral de Notre Dame en Paris, los...

Amateur Cyclist Completes Toughest Stage of Tour de France Without a Seat– and He Did it for Charity

This 52-year-old amateur cyclist completed the most grueling stage of the Tour de France in just two hours – and he did it without ever sitting down.

Graffiti From British Soldiers on D-Day Found in France

These fascinating pictures detail graffiti left by British soldiers on the walls of a barn in France—just after the Normandy landings on D-Day. The doodles...

France Just Banned Smartphone Use in Schools

In a landslide vote, young students will now have to either keep their cell phones at home or keep them switched off during the school day.

France Will Shut Down Its Coal Plants by 2021, Two Years Earlier Than Initially Planned

This is just one of the initiatives employed by the country to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and establish themselves as leading fighters against climate change.

France Plans to Eliminate Coal by 2022 and Petrol Cars by 2040

French representatives have just announced plans to ban the use of petrol and diesel fueled cars by 2040. The decision was released just one day...

France Opens World’s First Solar Road

This Normandy village is now the home of the Wattway: 0.6 miles of solar road designed to power the town's streetlights.

New Law Says Au Revoir to Plastic Cutlery in France

France is the first country to ban plastic cutlery, with a law that is expected to go into effect in 2020. The law, which prohibits...

Muslims Protect Christmas Mass After France Heightens Security at Churches

After the French Interior Minister called for strengthening security during Christmas worship services, a group of 12 Muslim men stood outside the entrance to...

France Votes to Force Supermarkets to Give Away Unsold Food

The French parliament has voted unanimously to require supermarkets to give away — rather than throw away — the food that reaches its “sell-by”...

New Zealand to Create Massive Ocean Sanctuary the Size of France

New Zealand is telling fishing and mining industries to keep their “hands off” a huge part of the South Pacific—one that’s about the size...

Americans Thwart Train Attack in France, Hailed for Exceptional Courage

A tragedy was narrowly averted in France Friday thanks to the courage of three American passengers and a British man who rushed to take...

Frances Kelsey: Hero Who Saved a Nation From Thalidomide (1914-2015)

Tributes are hailing Frances Kelsey as a hero after her death at the age of 101 on Friday. The Canadian pharmacologist fought tenaciously in the...

Billionaire CEO Treats 6,400 Employees to Vacation in France

It’s always nice to be acknowledged for hard work at the office. Being rewarded with a company-wide trip to France is even nicer. In honor of...

Eating More Cheese May Explain Healthier Hearts in France

A small study that looked at diets rich in cheese found some yummy results. The report published by Danish scientists offers another possible theory to...

Humorous Ugly Fruit Campaign Reduces Food Waste in France

A French grocer has increased its customer base by 24 percent since launching its Inglorious Fruits & Vegetables campaign this summer. Railing against the food...
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France Interrupts Two Bullet Trains to Aid Lost Woman

Earlier this month, workers at France's national railway company, SNCF, delivered extraordinary customer service to help an elderly woman who boarded the wrong high...
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France to Turn Off Office and Shop Lights at Night

French shops and office buildings will have to turn off their lights at night to save energy and reduce light pollution, the French environment...
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Israeli Millionaire Builds Mosque in France

Jewish businessman Robert Harush who grew up in France decided to spend part of his fortune on renovation of a large Muslim house of...

Obama Win Inspires Push to End Racism in France

Inspired by Barack Obama, the French first lady and other leading figures say it's high time for France to stamp out racism and shake...