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France

  1. innovations
    I Want to Eat in the Weird French LampshadesIn fact, I am desperate to eat in the weird French lampshades.
  2. art
    See Jean Jullien’s Escapist Paintings From the French CountrysideThe artist’s diary of his family in lockdown, watching the spring arrive.
  3. coronavirus
    France Moves Domestic Abuse Victims Into Hotels Amid Coronavirus LockdownThe government says it will subsidize 20,000 nights of hotel accommodations.
  4. coronavirus
    Behold: The LVMH Hand SanitizerFrench health authorities will be dispensing hand sanitizer out of Dior hand-soap pumps.
  5. coronavirus
    Reckless and Unrepentant Smurfs Continue Their DefianceA French mayor defended the recent mass gathering of Smurfs.
  6. coronavirus
    The Louvre Reopens After 3 Day Closure Amidst Growing Concerns About CoronavirusWe’ll hang it in the Louvre… with our complimentary small bottles of hand sanitizer.
  7. power
    A Celebrated French Writer Has Been Charged with PedophiliaAfter decades of writing about sexually abusing children — to widespread acclaim — Gabriel Matzneff will stand trial.
  8. french stuff
    Michelin Guide Demotes Paul Bocuse’s Restaurant to Two Measly StarsThe restaurant had received three stars, the guide’s highest rating, for more than five decades straight.
  9. international intrigue
    France Is Rallying to Save Its Cherished, Endangered CafésPresident Emmanuel Macron will launch a $165 million effort of help struggling small-town bistros.
  10. the french
    French Court Holds Company Liable for Worker’s Death During Business-Trip SexA French man died after committing adultery on a business trip. Now his employer must compensate his family for his “industrial accident.”
  11. lawsuits
    Michael Jackson Fan Groups are Suing over Finding NeverlandThree groups are suing Jackson’s accusers in France for €1 each.
  12. tout va bien
    All the Details From Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas’s Second WeddingThe couple got married again, this time in France.
  13. fancy diners
    Everything You Need to Know About Mirazur, the ‘Best’ Restaurant in the WorldAnd why you don’t need to lose your mind over this particular list.
  14. lists
    Here Are the ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ for 2019The always-controversial ranking of restaurants arrives — and Noma isn’t No. 1.
  15. france
    French President Macron Vows to Rebuild the Notre-Dame in Five YearsThe historic cathedral suffered immense damage from the fire.
  16. notre-dame
    Notre-Dame Cathedral Will Survive Fire With Major LossesThe medieval Catholic cathedral will reportedly survive the fire, but with catastrophic losses to the building’s interior and exterior.
  17. notre-dame fire
    What’s Left of Notre-Dame’s Art?First responders rushed to evacuate the artworks housed inside the cathedral.
  18. late capitalism
    Let Them Do Molly! Versailles Is Holding a RaveVIP tickets to “Versailles Électro” will feature free champagne and an unlimited buffet.
  19. animals
    It’s Happening. The Chickens Are Fighting Back.Chickens at a farming school in France killed a fox who entered their henhouse. Are we next?
  20. lists
    French Chef Literally Cannot Get Rid of Michelin StarsSébastien Bras tried to relinquish his Michelin stars. The restaurant guide gave him some anyway.
  21. france
    Turns Out People Would Rather Not Dine Out NakedThe French nudist restaurant had a good run!
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. wine war
    Trump Now Mad About Wine Prices or SomethingAn early morning tweet targets the wines of France.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. french horses
    A Horse Walks Into a Bar — No, Really! Ha-HA!We are delighted to inform you that jokes are coming true.
  30. 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?
  31. 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.
  32. over easy
    My Attempt to Earn the Respect of a French SouffléIt requires a lot of arm strength.
  33. 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.”
  34. 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.
  35. street harassment
    France Outlaws Catcalling and Street HarassmentAu revoir.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.”
  38. food fight
    French Butchers Want ‘Militant Vegans’ to Stop Attacking Their ShopsThey claim their businesses are being vandalized.
  39. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  40. 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.
  41. international affairs
    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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.”
  46. Gunman, 3 Others Killed in French ‘Terrorist Attack’After shouting his allegiance to ISIS, the attacker began shooting.
  47. #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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. food fights
    France May Ban Food Discounts Following Its Nutella RiotsMore fallout after a grocery chain’s hazelnut-spread sale went awry.
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