In pictures: Visitors get regal welcome at French defence ministryFrance’s defence ministry is getting ready to unveil a huge new futuristic complex that has been dubbed the “French Pentagon,” but visitors got a rare glimpse inside its old HQ thi...
French buildings fling open doors for ‘heritage days’In what has become a popular annual tradition in France, millions of people across the country are getting a rare glimpse inside historic monuments, government buildings and other...
Smart Cities: What will the city of the future be like?Across the world, communities are being reinvented, upgraded, or built from scratch, with the hopes of better serving residents’ needs...and those of the planet. But what will the...
Middle East Matters
MIDDLE EAST MATTERS
When Western jihadists return homeThis week, European governments weigh up how best to deal with the threat of their citizens returning from waging jihad in Iraq and Syria. Next, we take you inside what was once Ga...
Countering air pollutionThere are several ways to fight the impact of the air pollution recorded in cities across France over the past few weeks.
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...