Paris' palatial city hall is providing 120 homeless women with shelter, hot meals, healthcare guidance and arts therapy.
Support group SOS Homophobie recorded a 66% hike in calls to its hotline to report assaults last year.
Around 1486, the Renaissance man began to work out an “ideal city” project, but it was so expensive, it was never built.
As European parliamentary elections loom, with pro-European and nationalist factions battling over the future of the bloc, these are the key issues to resolve.
Paris, famous for its philosophers, artists, poets and composers, owes much to Notre Dame and its influence on the world of the mind.
As tempting as it might be to follow in the footsteps of the craftsmen who built the cathedral, getting it ready in time for 2024 requires a modern approach.
The announcement comes after numerous studies have drawn a link between quality breakfasts and higher grades at school.
Pierre Bayles' writings were among the most widely read of the 18th century and shared messages of tolerance for all.
Notre Dame is one of the world’s great works of architecture but as it burned yesterday, some of its most famous treasures were at risk.
Workplace fiction has proved so popular, there's now a prize dedicated to it.
After decades of holding out against the feminization of job titles, the guardians of the French language have made an historic U-turn.
Adélaïde Labille-Guiard was one of France's most sought-after painters when the revolution changed the political landscape of her country forever.
Redistribution through taxes and social transfers is not sufficient to curb the inequality in opportunity.
The vests first worn by protesters in France have appeared in protests in a number of other countries. But are they really part of the same movement?
As the digital age hampers the success of more traditional forms of media, books are standing strong for a number of reasons.