French racing clock to save Beluga whale that strayed into the Seine

French environmentalists are desperately attempting to feed a lost Beluga whale that made it’s way into the Seine River. The dangerously thin animal strayed from its natural Arctic habitat and is swimming in waters in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, west of Paris. It was first spotted there earlier this week. Marine conservation group Sea Shepherd France, which is … Read more

Beluga whale caught in France’s Seine not accepting food

PARIS — French environmentalists are working around the clock to try and feed a dangerously thin Beluga whale that has strayed into the Seine River. So far, they have been unsuccessful. Marine conservation group Sea Shepherd France tweeted Saturday that “our teams took turns with the Beluga all night long. It always ignores the fish … Read more

‘Historic’ drought prompts French government into action | Climate Crisis News

Extreme heatwave sees ‘crisis’ task force activated in France as prolonged dry spell in the UK causes ‘alarming’ prognosis for British farmers. The French government has activated a crisis task force to coordinate efforts to alleviate the effects of an “historic” drought exacerbated by an extreme summer heatwave. Authorities have already ordered water restrictions in … Read more

France’s Macron talks energy with Saudi Crown Prince MBS in Paris | News

MBS’s visit to France has been controversial, with President Macron criticized for some in his country. Energy was the main topic on the agenda between French President Emmanuel Macron and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, during talks in Paris seen as a diplomatic rehabilitation of the de facto leader of the Saudi kingdom. Aides … Read more

Growth accelerates for euro zone

Growth in the euro zone economy accelerated in the second quarter of the year, but the region’s prospects get hit as Russia continues to reduce gas supplies. The 19-member bloc registered a gross domestic product rate of 0.7% in the second quarter, according to Eurostat, Europe’s statistics office, beating expectations of 0.2% growth. It comes … Read more

On Paris trip, Saudi crown prince stays in the “world’s most expensive home” — a chateau built by Jamal Khashoggi’s cousin

During his trip to France to meet President Emmanuel Macron, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is staying at a lavish chateau dubbed “the world’s most expensive home” when he purchased it in 2015. The Chateau Louis XIV in Louveciennes outside Paris is a new-build mansion intended to mimic the extravagant luxury of the … Read more

Naked 75-Year-Old Shoots Exhibitionist Dead for Nude Beach Etiquette Breach: Cops

A 75-year-old nudist is in custody after allegedly killing a 46-year-old man on a nudist beach on a lake near Lyon, France over the weekend, according to French press reports. The victim had reportedly fondled her erection while deliberately staring at a female nudist when an argument broke out between the men. The shooter then … Read more

Hero Tour de France fans take justice into their own hands and tackle Dernière Rénovation

Tour de France fans took matters into their own hands yesterday as they angrily removed a gang of eco-protesters threatening to disrupt the historic bike race by sitting in the middle of the road to block oncoming riders.  Eight climate activists from French campaign group Dernière Rénovation (Last Renovation) sporting T-shirts emblazoned with the message … Read more

Three Picasso artworks discovered in three months

A sketch worth hundreds of thousands, a children’s book and a ‘missing’ masterpiece… In the past three months, three unique artworks by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso have been found, in strange and unexpected circumstances. Is this a coincidence or not? When the President of the Philippines, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, won a landslide victory in … Read more

London wakes up to the realities of heat wave hell as its European neighbors battle widespread wildfires

London — Some European nations were still battling their worst wildfires in decades Wednesday as the UK woke up to relief after its hottest day on record. As CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports, flames have become through tinder dry brush in an area covering thousands of miles from Greece to Portugal. The widespread heat … Read more