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France

  1. world view
    Macron Wanted to Lead the World. Now He’s Struggling to Lead France.Despite positioning himself as a foil to Trump and a leader on climate change, Macron will be lucky if he can quell France’s yellow vest protests.
  2. life in pixels
    Did Facebook Cause Riots in France?If you’re blaming the gilets jaunes on Facebook, you might be missing the forest for the trees.
  3. france
    What Will Follow Emmanuel Macron?France’s yellow vests are right to be angry, and the French left must be ready to answer them.
  4. global politics
    France’s Yellow Vest Protests Are a Backlash Against More Than Macron’s Fuel TaxThe tax may have been the spark, but the deeper cause is a feeling that Macron’s centrist policies aren’t doing enough to address inequality.
  5. wine war
    Trump Now Mad About Wine Prices or SomethingAn early morning tweet targets the wines of France.
  6. diplomacy
    Don’t Get Donald Trump Started About France“They were starting to learn German in Paris before the U.S. came along,” Trump said, on the anniversary of the 2015 Paris attacks.
  7. street harassment
    French Man Who Hit Woman After She Told Him to ‘Shut Up’ Sent to JailMarie Laguerre was assaulted in Paris after telling off a cat-caller. The video went viral — and helped make street harassment illegal in France.
  8. french horses
    A Horse Walks Into a Bar — No, Really! Ha-HA!We are delighted to inform you that jokes are coming true.
  9. the industry
    France Offers Higher Subsidies for Movies That Hire More WomenAnd yes, there is a male executive who thinks it’s unnecessary. How did you guess?
  10. international affairs
    The Threat Posed by Europe’s Far-Right Surge Is Much Bigger Than One ElectionGains by a right-wing party in Sweden weren’t as big as many feared, but a small win over extremism shouldn’t obscure the broader danger.
  11. over easy
    My Attempt to Earn the Respect of a French SouffléIt requires a lot of arm strength.
  12. horny week forever
    Aggressively Horny Dolphin Wreaks Havoc on Seaside French TownThe dolphin, Zafar, keeps rubbing up on humans and boats, “often clearly in a state of sexual arousal.”
  13. legends
    How Joël Robuchon Became the Most Influential Chef in the WorldThe French chef’s rise to prominence was marked by outsider status and a flair for mixing the old with the new.
  14. street harassment
    France Outlaws Catcalling and Street HarassmentAu revoir.
  15. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Can’t Imagine Paying for Fertility TreatmentsAn American woman who did IVF in France, where the government covers infertility.
  16. harassment
    Disturbing Video of Woman Getting Hit by Street Harasser Goes Viral in France“He then threw an ashtray at me, before rushing back to punch me, in the middle of the street, in front of dozens of people.”
  17. food fight
    French Butchers Want ‘Militant Vegans’ to Stop Attacking Their ShopsThey claim their businesses are being vandalized.
  18. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  19. The French Are Fuming at Macron for Buddying Up to Trump“France should bang its fist on the table rather than go courting Donald Trump,” one French lawmaker complained.
  20. Man Kills 1, Injures 4 in Paris Stabbing AttackThe ISIS-linked terrorist, who struck a popular neighborhood near the Paris Opera on Saturday night, was shot and killed by police.
  21. Macron Takes Not-So-Subtle Shots at Trump in Speech to CongressOn climate, trade, and multilateralism, the French president made it clear he disagrees with Trump.
  22. state dinner
    Trump’s First State Dinner Won’t Feature Big Macs or Overcooked SteakThe Trumps and the Macrons will dine on goat-cheese salad and rack of lamb.
  23. summer travel
    16 Obscure-ish Islands for Mostly Middle-of-Nowhere VacationingSwim amid the mangrove trees in Thailand, scoot through coastal vineyards in Turkey — or do nothing at all.
  24. lawsuits
    Waiter Fired for Excessive Rudeness Says He Was Just Being ‘French’He complains it’s discrimination to call his behavior “aggressive, rude, and disrespectful.”
  25. Gunman, 3 Others Killed in French ‘Terrorist Attack’After shouting his allegiance to ISIS, the attacker began shooting.
  26. #balancetonporc
    France Introduces Bill to Fine Men up to $920 on the Spot for Sexual HarassmentThe bill also extends the statute of limitations on filing rape complaints.
  27. france
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Is Shooting on Location in Paris — Amazon Money, Baby!Midge will be across the Atlantic in the season two premiere.
  28. power
    France Plans to Make 15 the Age of Sexual ConsentThe decision comes after two high-profile cases of adult men allegedly having sex with 11-year-old girls.
  29. food fights
    France May Ban Food Discounts Following Its Nutella RiotsMore fallout after a grocery chain’s hazelnut-spread sale went awry.
  30. michelin guide
    The Michelin Guide Will Allow a Famed French Chef to Forfeit His StarsIt’s the first time it’s happened in the guidebook’s history.
  31. books
    Journalist Asks Nigerian Writer If There Are Bookstores in Her Home Country“I think it reflects very poorly on French people that you have to ask me that question.”
  32. France Descends Into Chaos Over Nutella SalesHazelnut riots hit Paris.
  33. condiments
    Crazed French Shoppers Riot Over Discounted NutellaPrices of the chocolate-hazelnut spread were slashed to €1.41 at supermarkets across France.
  34. rip
    How Paul Bocuse Became the Most Legendary Chef in FranceAn icon in his home country, Paul Bocuse was considered to be a culinary god by chefs around the world.
  35. crime
    ‘Black Widow of the Riviera’ Allegedly Seduced, Killed Wealthy MenPatricia Dagorn is accused of drugging men and then having them name her in their wills.
  36. France to Ban Oil and Gas Drilling by 2040Emmanuel Macron wants to “Make Our Planet Great Again.”
  37. Jitters Rise in Europe As Merkel Can’t Form GovernmentIf Angela Merkel can no longer govern Germany, how can Germany govern the EU?
  38. news you can booze
    Famous Liquor Store Says French Bandits Stole $800,000 Worth of Fine WhiskeyThe heist included a 1960 Karuizawa, the world’s oldest Japanese single malt.
  39. the art of diplomacy
    Trump Kicked Off First Call With French President by Saying, ‘I Love Your Wine’“You know my country. You know many great Americans.”
  40. red alert
    France Is on the Brink of a Major Croissant CrisisThe country simply doesn’t have enough butter.
  41. how to be french
    Watch As Emmanuel Macron’s Dog Interrupts a Meeting by Peeing on a FireplaceNemo’s meeting urination is the ultimate power move.
  42. sexual harassment
    France Is Reportedly Considering Fining Men for CatcallingIn the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations.
  43. hope
    French Ads Now Have to Tell You If a Model Is PhotoshoppedThe legislation went into effect on Sunday.
  44. Two Stabbed and Killed in Marseille in ‘Likely Terrorist Act’Police shot and killed the attacker.
  45. crime
    4 American College Students Were Attacked With Acid in a French Train StationThe young women were passing through the Saint-Charles Station in Marseille.
  46. this is very french
    France Now Has 24-Hour Oyster Vending MachinesWho said the French were no longer culinary innovators?
  47. Trump Defends Don Jr. and Says ‘We’ll See’ on Paris Accords at Macron PresserAt a press conference in Paris, he couldn’t escape the big controversy here at home.
  48. lawsuits
    Woman Sues Disneyland Paris After Getting Burned by a Crème-Brûlée TorchYikes.
  49. international relations
    Here’s Donald Trump Telling the French President’s Wife She’s in ‘Good Shape’The Trumps’ Paris trip begins.
  50. Trump Says Globalism Is a Threat to ‘the West.’ Macron Says Trump Is.Ahead of Trump’s visit to Paris, the French president says that the Western world has been “cracking up since the American election.”
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