Paris has named a handful of central squares and streets after historically important LGBTQI+ figures, with the ambition of becoming one of the world’s leading rainbow capitals as France struggles to overcome a spike in homophobic attacks.
France was hit by a heatwave Monday that could last for several days and smash temperature records for June. Authorities in Paris have rolled out emergency measures to help people cope with the extreme temperatures.
Nicolas Sarkozy is set to face trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling after his last appeal was rejected, his lawyer said Wednesday.
France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world’s biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Tuesday unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits, part of an overhaul of France’s labour market that aims to boost the nation’s economy.
Nearly two decades after France phased out conscription for men, some 2,000 teenagers on Sunday began a pilot programme for a new national civic service, a pet project of French President Emmanuel Macron.
The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze that shocked the world, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris.
As Notre-Dame holds its first mass Saturday since a devastating fire two months ago, billionaire French donors who pledged hundreds of millions for rebuilding have “yet to pay a penny”, a spokesman for the cathedral said.
Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world.
The use of controversial anti-riot weaponry by French police soared in 2018 amid the onset of the Yellow Vest protests, figures released Thursday showed.