Police are holding eight people in France after the discovery of a car laden with gas cylinders in the heart of Paris. President Francois Hollande says a plot has been foiled and a terrorist cell "destroyed."
A Swiss vote to bring back strict immigration quotas for Europeans is drawing criticism from France, Germany, and others in the European Union. But it is being praised by nationalist parties in Europe, too.
The city of Marseille, France’s second biggest, is home to the country’s largest Muslim population. About one in four of its residents are Muslims. Yet you’d be hard pressed to find a single proper mosque in town.
Paris is famous for many things: fashion, art, cafes — and revolution. Now the City of Light is attempting a new kind of revolution: it now bans cars built before 1997 from the city’s streets during the busy part of weekdays.
Europe has a long history of searching for and cataloging its indigenous species. But, surprisingly, a number of species still went undiscovered. Now, there's a renewed effort to find the insects and other small creatures previously unknown — before humans unknowingly force them into extinction.