Paris bans pony rides for children following animal rights campaign
Pony rides have been a popular feature in Paris parks like Champ de Mars, Parc Monceau and Parc du Luxembourg for decades, mostly in the weekends and during school holidays.
Eiffel Tower briefly evacuated after bomb threat
It was evacuated for about two hours over a 'false alarm'.
Youths clash with police near Paris after teenager shot dead in traffic stop
Thirty-one people were arrested in the clashes in which 40 cars were burned, mostly in Nanterre, the Paris suburb where the victim was from, reports say.
4 in critical condition after Paris building blast
The blast was followed by a major fire which caused the building, housing a fashion school, to collapse in a historic district of the French capital.
Paris 2024 Olympics flame to be lit on April 16, 2024, source says
The flame will be lit at Greece's ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Games, and will remain in the country for about a week before a handover ceremony in Athens and departure to France.
French pension protesters flood LVMH headquarters in Paris
France's labour unions have been staging strikes and marches since mid-January in protest against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to raise the legal retirement age.
Govt to summon sultan's heirs in dispute over Paris properties
It says it intends to summon the claimants to appear before the same court that authorised the cancellation of the registration of the mortgage.
New pension protests hit France, unions threaten 'standstill'
The CGT union says 500,000 people protested in Paris alone, and over 2.5 million nationwide.
Kurdish protest over Paris shooting turns violent
Cars were overturned, at least one vehicle was burned, shop windows were damaged and small fires set alight.
Paris gunman kills three in attack on Kurdish cafe
Multiple gunshots were fired on Rue d'Enghien, sowing panic on a street lined with small shops and cafes in the capital's busy central 10th arrondissement, or district.
French petrol stations run low on fuel as strikes disrupt supplies
Most urban petrol stations appear to be affected by shortages of at least one type of fuel, with most diesel pumps running dry.
New monkeypox vaccine centre opens in Paris as infections rise
More than 1,800 people in France have caught the monkeypox virus, with most of the infections in the Paris region, representing around 10% of infections globally.
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