In a large snow-white globe on the edge of the small Alpine town of Albertville, bacteria bred in whey are hard at work generating biogas: a clean, renewable energy source that can also be used to produce electricity.
The videos, meant to highlight controversial aspects of foie gras production, show ducklings still twitching after being processed through a grinder and a duck writhing in agony after having its neck broken.
The French far-right leader tweeted the images after a French interviewer drew parallels between her party and the Islamic State insurgency.
A last-minute amendment to the EU’s new data protection regulations says teens who want to join Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram need approval from their parents.
Angry residents have argued that the site of the proposed shelter encroaches on the Bois de Boulogne park, a national heritage site.
Hundreds of people from Afghanistan have been relying on donations from local charities and aid groups to survive the cold temperatures in the French capital.
Peppered with GIFs and humorous observations of international delegates, the document is the only record of the deliberations that have been taking place behind the conference's closed doors.
Steps away from the conference center where global negotiators work towards a climate agreement, activists aim to highlight the impacts of global warming and make their voices heard.
While a state of emergency has severely constrained protests in Paris, security checks — and bakers — greet the thousands of attendees to the climate talks north of Paris.
Cultural and tourism sectors have taken a huge hit in the French capital due to numerous cancelations after the terror attacks that killed 130 people on November 13.
12 days after the Paris terror attacks, witnesses and investigators have helped establish a clear picture of what happened inside the venue.
According to the UN's refugee agency UNHCR, one stateless child is born every ten minutes. VICE News interviewed a woman who spent half her life living with no nationality.
On Monday, a court in Brussels delivered a ruling that gives the social media giant 48 hours to stop tracking Belgian internet users who are not registered with the social media site or face a hefty daily fine.
Human rights and environmental groups say the government's claims of national security threats are really an attempt to limit demonstrations.
The French Health Ministry declared that a ban on blood donations from gay men established in 1983 will be lifted next spring. But restrictions will still apply, to the frustration of LGBT advocates.
Conservationists have launched nine new initiatives to protect the island’s famous primates, which have been decimated by deforestation, poaching, and the pet trade.
Clichy-sous-Bois, a suburb of Paris, recalled the day 10 years ago when two young men died after being chased by police into an electrical transformer site. The deaths of Bouna Traoré and Zyed Benna sparked the 2005 riots that spread through France.
The school has been used as a shelter since July 31, but the migrants who sought refuge in the building have been living in precarious conditions, with classrooms hastily converted into dormitories.
The small nation is struggling to cope with the influx, which was triggered by Hungary closing off its borders.
With the Islamic State creating chaos next door in Iraq, Kuwait just signed a defense deal with France worth $2.8 billion.