For over 200 years, the world has weighed things in kilograms. And for around 130 years, the weight of a kilogram has been based on one piece of metal. That is about to change.
Posts tagged as “France”
The leader of the French Open tennis contest has upset many people by saying that tennis star Serena Williams can't wear a special "catsuit" outfit in the contest next year.
When school starts in France in September, there will be a big change for students. They will not be allowed to have cell phones at any time during the school day.
An amusement park in France has come up with an unusual way of picking up trash. They have trained crows to pick up small pieces of litter.
The Tour de France is a very difficult bike race. It lasts over three weeks and covers 2,082 miles ( 3,351 kilometers). It ended yesterday with a new champion, Geraint Thomas.
A French museum that was meant to show the works of the painter Étienne Terrus found out recently that most of their paintings were by other people.
Two important European leaders visited President Trump at the Whitehouse this week: President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.
The US, France, and the UK shot missiles at three places in Syria early Saturday morning. The countries attacked because they believe Syria used chemical weapons last week.
Workers in the US and Europe have been going on strike. They've stopped doing their jobs in order to protest. Here's a look at strikes in the US, France, and Germany.
Serious snow storms are causing big problems all through Europe. The storms have hit the United Kingdom hard. Schools, roads, airports, and businesses have been closed.