City of Paris to sue Airbnb over 'illegal' ads

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Paris City Hall is to sue online short-term rental firm Airbnb for not ensuring that property owners using its platform abide by local regulations, notably that short-term rentals are limited to a total of 120 days per year.

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The city of Paris is suing Airbnb for 12.5 million euros (£11m) over 1,000 adverts for what it says are illegal rentals, reports BBC News.