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.
A study of the changing use of French vowels highlights how capital cities influence everything about a culture, including language.
Germany's Angela Merkel, Spain's Pedro Sánchez and Italy's Giuseppe Conte set out their vision for the future of Europe.
President Emmanuel Macron has begun a three-month national debate he hopes can quell the “yellow vest” unrest with a letter to the French in which he pledged to listen to new ideas but st...
Nicaragua, France and Iceland are leading the charge to gender equality by 2050.
From Shenzhen to Macau, some cities are more popular than ever with day trippers and tourists.
Despite many efforts to close the gender gap, women remain underrepresented in politics. This column shows that in the case of France, voters’ preferences towards gender shapes political ...
The "yellow vest" protest movement has taken violent action over the last few weeks over rising taxes and falling salaries.
For less than $25 a month, French families can make sure their elderly relatives are okay, thanks to a scheme from the postal service, which is helping to combat loneliness.
France proposes 17 measures aimed at putting a halt by 2030 to deforestation caused by imports of non-sustainable forest or agricultural products.
President Macron's administration will embed several civil servants at Facebook for six months.