Mayoral hopeful would tear down Paris’s tallest skyscraperDominating the skyline in southern Paris, and competing with the capital’s trademark Eiffel tower, is the Montparnasse Tower – an “urban catastrophe” that needs to be torn down, ac...
Special show on CES 2014 in Las VegasWe bring you a special edition of #TECH24 featuring all the biggest trends from CES 2014 in Las Vegas: Wearables, 4K and the Internet of Things!
New York tops Chicago for tallest building in USA committee of architects ruled that New York's World Trade Center is the tallest building in the United States on Tuesday at 1,776 feet, surpassing Chicago’s Willis Tower.
Hidden France: inside some of the country's historic monumentsParis is famed for its beautiful architecture and historic buildings, but have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes of a cabaret or explore the hallowed halls of the French parl...
The Week In France
THE WEEK IN FRANCE
Roma people: French politician in hot water for 'outrageous remarks'This week, a French politician is forced to resign from his party after allegedly saying that Hitler didn't kill enough Roma people. Next, we meet some French expats who have...
Fire ravages historic Paris mansionThe Hôtel Lambert - a 17th-century heritage building on the Île Saint-Louis, Paris, which is currently owned by a Qatari prince - was severely damaged in a fire that broke out arou...
Nigeria: who are the Boko Haram Islamists?The radical group Boko Haram wants to create an Islamic state in northern Nigeria. We take a closer look at just who they are and what they are after. Next, South Africa is becomin...
Minaret of historic mosque destroyed in AleppoAnother World Heritage site became a casualty of Syria’s civil war when the minaret of an 11th-century mosque in Aleppo’s walled Old City collapsed on Wednesday after heavy fightin...
Art in the act !Showing performance art is challenging if not a contradiction in terms, performance art is non-object-made art : it is not a thing but a movement, a mood, an energy, some sort of f...
The Business Interview
THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW
Reda Amalou, Architect, AW²Markus Karlsson talks to French architect Reda Amalou. He's the founder of the firm AW² and made a name for himself designing luxury resorts and boutique hotels in countries l...
New trends in Do It YourselfIt used to be just furniture coming in kits, but the idea is now branching out. It’s the whole notion of Do It Yourself.
The Grande Dame of Paris: 850 and not a wrinkle in sight!It has survived the Hundred Years War, the French Revolution and two World Wars - now the planet's most famous cathedral is readying itself for an invasion of camera-wielding...