Thanks to the violent French Revolution, the real Madame Tussaud, Marie Grosholtz, walked an often bloody path on her journey to the forefront of wax sculpting.
The men who took down a heavily armed attacker on a French train were awarded France's highest honor.
A 'regular surfer' had a chunk of his arm torn off in the attack, the 18th in the waters off La Reunion since 2011. Continue reading →
Chemical and sensory analysis of 170-year-old champagne recovered from the Baltic Sea reveals hints of 19th-century wine-making practices.
See photos of items recovered at the burial mound of a Celtic Prince.
An Iron Age Celtic prince was discovered buried with his chariot at the center of a huge mound in the Champagne region of France. Continue reading →
Hundreds of thousands of people joined by world leaders flooded Paris on Sunday in a historic show of defiance and solidarity against terrorism following this week's Islamist attacks in the French capital.
The targeted satirical newspaper gained notoriety in February 2006 when it reprinted cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
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