Paris has wished the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday with an elaborate night-time laser show retracing the monument’s 130-year history.
France’s culture minister Franck Riester says that a month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for its restoration to begin.
France’s President Emmanuel Macron has defended a military operation to free hostages held in Burkina Faso that left two French special forces officers dead.
President Emmanuel Macron greeted three former hostages as they arrived on French soil, one day after a military operation freed them in Burkina Faso.
France has welcomed Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg with a threat of sweeping new regulation.
Notre Dame’s melted roof has left very high lead levels in the plaza outside the cathedral and in adjacent roads.
A group of French and international architects and heritage experts have called on French President Emmanuel Macron to allow the necessary time to ensure good reconstruction work on the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral.
Yellow vest protests are taking place in France’s main cities for the 24th consecutive week.
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tax cuts for middle-class workers and a more representative parliament in a bid to quell five months of yellow vest protests.
The man in charge of the restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral has appointed professional mountain climbers to install temporary tarpaulins over the building to offset potential rain damage.
Investigating judges have ordered that former prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife stand trial on corruption charges.
French sailors have paid tribute to the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral by lining up in the shape of it.
Paris authorities are investigating yellow vest protesters who encouraged police to kill themselves.
Dozens of motorbikes and cars have been set on fire in eastern Paris as a yellow vest protest descended into violence.
Roman Polanski is suing the Academy after being kicked out of the Oscars organisation.
Architects and construction workers have now stabilised the damaged structure of Notre Dame Cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the Paris building.
A founding leader of the yellow vest movement in France has accused president Emmanuel Macron of exploiting the Notre Dame Cathedral fire for political gain.
Fuelled by a lattice of centuries-old timbers, the Notre Dame fire moved hungrily across the cathedral’s rooftop toward its iconic spire as firefighters, priests and municipal workers passed treasures hand-to-hand, hoping to outrun the flames.
A modern restoration of Notre Dame would be the best use of the hundreds of millions of euros pledged for the immense project, rather than being “stuck with the past”, a leading expert on the cathedral has suggested.
Notre Dame’s “most precious” treasures have been saved after a catastrophic fire, as more than 600 million euro was pledged to help rebuild the cathedral.