If you've been paying attention to the news at all, you've heard about Rob Ford. And you've probably wondered how he got elected. The answer? Ford Nation — an intensely loyal and ethnically diverse group of supporters who are sticking with him, despite the recent scandals and revelations.
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
Housing is expensive in Paris and there are a lot of old people living on their own. So the city is promoting a plan to pair college students with the elderly as roommates. Genevieve Oger visits one such pair.
A French mystery writer set her latest novel in a well-known Parisian fabric store. But the shop owners were appalled to read of all the bloody goings-on, although fictional, at their store. They have sued the author. Genevieve Oger reports from Paris.
The palace in Versailles is among the most visited sites in France. Starting Tuesday people can see an exhibit of Japanese contemporary art that has some French traditionalists up in arms. Genevieve 0ger reports from Versailles.
The man believed to be the last surviving person sent to a concentration camp for being a homosexual decided to speak out. He's 97 now, and has just published a book about his experience. The World's Genevieve Oger has more.
The French value fine cuisine, but it turns out they don't cook that much anymore. And they're buying a lot of their meals ready-made at supermarkets. So the city of Paris is offering cooking lessons. Genevieve Oger reports from Paris.
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