[Slideshow] Vestiges of the Cold War in Berlin 10. november 2019 (18:10)
Tourist guides advertise Berlin as the "city of spies." There is a spy museum, a Stasi museum, myriads of monuments, and popular art. Thirty years after the Berlin wall fell, RFI's Jan Van der Made scoured Berlin, where memories of the Cold War are rampant in almost every street corner.
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Russian Napoleon expert kills and butchers student lover 10. november 2019 (11:38)
A famous academic who was awarded France's Legion of Honour admitted to killing and dismembering his 24-year old student lover. He was reportedly planning to commit suicide dressed up as Napoleon.
One year on, can the Yellow Vests turn green? 09. november 2019 (18:48)
As the first anniversary of the Yellow Vest movement approaches, demonstrators turned out in several French cities for a 52nd gathering. They hope to inject fresh momentum into weekly demonstrations calling for social justice.
When the wall came tumbling down in Berlin 09. november 2019 (17:43)
30 years after the Berlin wall fell, RFI's Jan van der Made spoke to a veteran Berliner and a young millennial about the landmark event.
France's left wing celebrates Lula's release 09. november 2019 (15:16)
France's left wing celebrated former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's release from jail, while Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said she was waiting for him in the French capital.
French woman accuses Polanski of violent rape 09. november 2019 (10:57)
Valentine Monnier, a French former model and actress has accused film director Roman Polanski of violently raping her in a Swiss ski resort when she was a teenager in 1975.