Police in Paris evacuated the Eiffel Tower last night after they received a bomb threat. France is on a higher than normal state of alert after it got information that a female suicide bomber was planning an attack. Anita Elash reports from Paris.
Genevieve Oger reports from Paris on the underground trade in bushmeat from West Africa. The illicit trade worries health officials and some, but not all, conservationists. The scale of illegal meat importation from Africa to Europe via Paris
Oscar Wilde's refurbished tomb has been officially unveiled in Paris. It seems the sculpture that adorns the grave had been damaged by the many visitors who planted kisses on the stone monument, leaving their lipstick behind.
President Nicolas Sarkozy is running for a second term. But with the economy the primary issue among French voters, it looks like Sarkozy may have a hard time winning re-election, even when he stresses security issues.
Have you ever eaten a cocktail? Held a mouthful of juice in your hand? A team of chefs, chemists, and designers has come up with a way for you to do just that. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.
An American composer Joseph Bertolozzi is in Paris collecting sounds from the Eiffel Tower. He's banging the struts, bolts and girders and recording the results. With that, he plans to compose a piece of music.
A small group of Algerians who fought on the French side of Algeria's war of independence suffered widespread discrimination after the French military abandoned the country. Those who escaped to France didn't fair much better. Fifty years later, they're still waiting for an apology.
Where in the world can you sit on a beach and still enjoy a view of the Eiffel Tower? Imagine walking down to the Seine River this time of year, and seeing palm trees, umbrellas, lounge chairs and sand beaches lining the riverbank.