Unlike America, France's first ladies have no official role. But that may change.
Forty years after the Concorde’s first commercial flight, read about the rival Soviet “Konkordski” and the Cold War race to build the world’s first supersonic jet.
On the anniversary of his death, get the facts on the so-called Sun King.
In honor of Bastille Day, explore some well-known “facts” about the French Revolution—some of which may not be so factual after all.
On Bastille Day, look back at the jailbreak that kick-started the French Revolution.
National anthems are often only dusted off for patriotic holidays and sporting events, but these stately hymns and marches can also serve as a window into their country’s cultural and political history.