This Famous French Restaurant Has A System To Keep Out People With Arabic-Sounding Names
L'Avenue also denies service to anyone who approaches the restaurant in a veil, according to interviews with former employees and WhatsApp messages.
France Has Moved To Withdraw Its Highest National Honor From Harvey Weinstein
The Hollywood producer accused of sexual harassment and assault was made a knight of the Legion of Honour by Nicolas Sarkozy in 2012. On Sunday, the French president's office moved to revoke the honor.
Marine Le Pen's Party Is Running Dozens Of Candidates Who Post Hateful Messages Online
A BuzzFeed News investigation found that nearly 100 National Front candidates running in France's legislative elections on Sunday have posted, liked or shared anti-LGBT, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim, or racist content on social media platforms.
People Were Locked In Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral After A Cop Was Attacked With A Hammer
A police officer was attacked outside the famous cathedral by a man armed with a hammer. The suspect was then shot and wounded. BuzzFeed France reporter David Perrotin is at Notre Dame.
Russia Today Is Expanding In France And Preparing To Launch A French TV Channel
The Russian broadcaster's global influence is continuing to expand, with extra staff being hired ahead of the French presidential election – and a TV channel to follow by the end of the year.
This Is What It Was Like At The Campaign Kickoff For France's Extreme Right
Trump fan Marine Le Pen's rally featured anti-immigrant chants, campaign merchandise made in China, and a bunch of photos of Le Pen with horses.
2016 Was The Year Black Lives Matter Went Global
Activists for black, brown, and Indigenous rights around the world have adopted the Black Lives Matter slogan alongside homegrown movements against racism and police brutality.
This Protester Lost His Eye In The Midst Of A Wild Protest In France
The confrontation between police and protesters was the latest in a string that have engulfed France over the last six months. WARNING: This post contains graphic images.
People Are Tweeting #JusticePourAdama After The Death Of A Black Man In Police Custody
Protests broke out in France days after Adama Traoré died following his arrest last week.
People Are Accusing This School Of Covering Up The Alleged Sexual Assault Of A 4-Year-Old
Investigators say there's no evidence that the child was assaulted by an adult and that it appears as though the boy's injuries are related to a game he was playing with other children.
A Former French Bank Executive Says He Was Harassed Because He Is Gay
BNP Paribas, one of the largest banks in the world, has denied these charges.
This Photographer Took A Picture Of The Bataclan Attack And Is Now Facing Charges
Prosecutors allege photojournalist Maya Vidon-White broke a controversial law by taking a picture of one of the victims of the November terrorist attacks in Paris.
A French Minister Compared Muslim Women Who Wear Veils To "Negroes In Favor Of Slavery"
"Well, of course there are women who make that choice [to wear a headscarf] — there were African negroes...American negroes who were in favor of slavery."
Mother Of Terror Victim Booed In France For Wearing Headscarf
Witnesses tell BuzzFeed News that Latifa Ibn Ziaten, whose son was killed in a March 2012 attack in Toulouse, and a veiled student were booed during a conference on secularism held at the French National Assembly.
This French Policeman Burst Into Tears In His Colleague’s Arms
"The moment lasted around five seconds before they left the place."
Un policier fond en larmes dans les bras de son collègue
Alors que des passants venaient se recueillir rue de la Fontaine au roi après les attentats à Paris, le photographe Benjamin Filarski a partagé ce moment, largement retweeté par les internautes.