Paris braces for record heat as Europe sizzles again

World Jul 23, 2019

Paris braces for record heat as Europe sizzles again

Parisians were bracing Monday for potentially the hottest-ever temperature in the French capital this week as a new heat wave blasted into Northern Europe that could set records in several countries. Temperatures were already topping 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) on Monday in Paris, ...

Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg honored in France

World / Social Issues Jul 22, 2019

Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg honored in France

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped spark a worldwide movement, received the Freedom Prize in France on Sunday. Flanked by two WWII veterans who sponsor the prize, she accepted the award at a ceremony ...

Battle just starting for EU's Greens after poll breakthrough

World / Politics May 28, 2019

Battle just starting for EU's Greens after poll breakthrough

Green parties achieved a landmark breakthrough in the European elections but the challenge is only now starting for them to use newly found leverage in the EU parliament and further increase popularity to achieve real power. In the U.K., France, Germany and other EU states, ...