Builders go back in time to construct a castle the medieval way

Sep 15, 2016

Builders go back in time to construct a castle the medieval way

Blacksmiths, stonemasons and quarry men are hard at work in a Burgundy forest building a 13th-century-style castle using the most basic tools and materials, replicating the methods used hundreds of years ago to better understand them. Forgoing all modern technology, workers use hammers to ...

France arrests 15-year-old boy for planning 'imminent' Paris attack

Sep 12, 2016

France arrests 15-year-old boy for planning 'imminent' Paris attack

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Paris suspected of preparing imminent “violent action,” two judicial sources said, the second alleged plot with links to the Islamic State group discovered in France over the last week. Last Sunday, a car loaded with gas cylinders ...

Mont Blanc cable cars stop, stranding 110 over Alps

Sep 9, 2016

Mont Blanc cable cars stop, stranding 110 over Alps

A series of cable cars became stuck over the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps, trapping 110 people who were being evacuated by helicopter on Thursday, French officials said. Chamonix Mayor Eric Fournier said that “there’s nothing fundamentally to fear.” Fournier, who spoke to ...