The papers focus on the disappearance of a submersible observing the wreckage of the Titanic. We also learn why it's called a submersible and not a submarine. Also: Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni meets Emmanuel Macron in Paris and an AI chatbot called AI Jesus is popular with users of Twitch. Finally, we find out why romance novelists are ditching the tall, dark handsome hero in favour of sweet "cinnamon roll" men.
Russia's repeated assaults on Ukraine's energy grid has forced many cities to roll out power cuts to save energy. In the capital Kyiv, city authorities have restricted public lighting at night - with serious consequences for people out on the streets.
17 Sep 2022
Amid soaring electricity prices, Paris is seeking to catch up with the goal of reducing energy consumption by 10% through an "energy sobriety" plan.
22 Oct 2021
In Perspective, FRANCE 24 looks at the past and present of one pocket of Southern Africa: the country of Angola. Paula Cristina Roque, who spent much of her Covid-19 lockdown penning a new book on Angola called "Governing In The Shadows", joins us from Lisbon to talk about her work.
16 May 2021
Blackouts across Taiwan trapped people in elevators after a fault at a coal- and gas-fired electricity plant before power was eventually restored.
3 Feb 2021
Residents of the northeastern Nigerian city Maiduguri have been struggling with a power blackout for a week after jihadists blew up supply lines, causing significant disruption.
10 Jan 2021
John Amanam, a 32-year-old former special effects expert, builds hyper-realistic prosthetics that match Nigerians' skin tones. Most prosthetic body parts available in the country until now have been white, or made from materials such as wood that also look unrealistic.