A French company has designed a fully electric, asymmetric concept sports car that’s ‘a vision of 2035’ — here’s what it is like

A French company has designed a fully electric, asymmetric concept sports car that’s ‘a vision of 2035’ — here’s what it is like

The DS X E-TENSE is a new concept car created by DS Automobiles. It’s an imagining of what a sports car could look like in 2035. The car is completely electric and self-driving, but uniquely it’s also asymmetric. It features a racing style cockpit for the driver, and a sealed cocoon for passengers to travel…

French jailbreak gangster hid in burqa

French jailbreak gangster hid in burqa

Image copyright IBO/SIPA/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Rédoine Faïd, pictured here in 2010, gained fame by writing a book France’s most-wanted fugitive Rédoine Faïd was tracked down by police through phone-taps and was discovered using a burqa as a disguise, prosecutors say. Faïd, 46, was detained on Wednesday in the town where he grew up north of…

A French family just became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home — take a look

A French family just became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home — take a look

Engineers and manufacturers have been working to automate the homebuilding process for years, and some startups have already released prototypes of their designs. Until this year, however, nobody has lived in any of these prototypes. This summer, a five-person family in France became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home. The 1,022-square-foot home,…

French and UK boats clash in ‚scallop war’

French and UK boats clash in ‚scallop war’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFrench and British fishing fleets have come to blows over when they can catch scallopsFrench and British fishermen have clashed in the English Channel in an escalating battle over scallops. About 40 French boats tried to stop five larger British boats from fishing 12 nautical miles (22km)…

French skier lost in 1954 is identified

French skier lost in 1954 is identified

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Henri Le Masne went missing after skiing in a storm near the Matterhorn in March 1954 A French skier who disappeared in Italy more than 60 years ago has been identified after his story was shared on social media, Italian police say. Human remains, ski equipment and glasses had…

French GP: Jolyon Palmer column – Unlucky Bottas should have been a title contender

French GP: Jolyon Palmer column – Unlucky Bottas should have been a title contender

F1 driver Jolyon Palmer, who left Renault during the 2017 season, has joined the BBC team to offer insight and analysis from the point of view of the competitors. The Formula 1 title fight is distilling into another showdown between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, but it could have been so different. Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate…

A French woman visiting Canada was detained in the US for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing the border while jogging

A French woman visiting Canada was detained in the US for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing the border while jogging

US Border Patrol agents captured and detained a French woman for two weeks on accusations that she illegally crossed over the US-Canada border while jogging. The woman, Cedella Roman, had been visiting her mother in British Columbia in May when she went for a jog. At one point, Roman accidentally crossed the international boundary in…