An 18th weekend of action in so-called 'yellow vest' protests against falling standards of living for low- and middle-income earners left about 60 people, including police officers, injured in Paris where stores, restaurants, banks and vehicles were set ablaze and more than 190 arrests were made.
Residents of the rue Crémieux, a picturesque, cobblestoned street in central Paris, are demanding it be shut off to hordes of people taking pictures of themselves in front of their doorsteps and windows to post on social media site Instagram.
A play about how French dramatist Edmond Rostand created the hugely popular tale Cyrano de Bergerac in 1897 has in turn become one of the most successful productions in France of modern times, performed since 2016 more than 1,000 times to a total audience of about 750,000.
The Paris public prosecution services have opened an investigation into a complaint lodged by a male employee of the capital's City Hall against the Vatican's envoy to France, Archbishop Luigi Ventura, who he said repeatedly touched him in a sexual approach during a New Year's ceremony on January 17th.
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.
One person has been arrested after the blaze in the 16th arrondissement, near the Parc des Princes football stadium in south-west of capital.
Between 10,000 and 13,800 protested in Paris and though police used tear gas to disperse some protesters the situation remained relatively calm.
Two men sentenced to seven years for the rape of Emily Spanton - who chose to waive her right to anonymity - at Paris police HQ.
Braving a chilly night in Paris, around 300 theatre goers stripped off to watch the first naturist play performed in the French capital, a one-off comedy act whose attraction, according to one practicing naturist present, was because 'there is no better way of laughing than to laugh in the nude'.
Overnight snowfall left Paris draped in white on Tuesday morning, provoking transport woes but also lending the French capital a striking beauty as captured by these news agency photos.
US singer and actor Chris Brown, 29, was taken into police custody in Paris following a complaint by a 24-year-old woman that she was raped by him at suite at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in the French capital.
Some 59 people were questioned, including for having unlawful weapons and participating in a group with the goal of committing violent crimes.
Many others were injured and cars were also wrecked and other buildings damaged by blast in a bakery on Rue de Trévise in central Paris.
President Macron prepares for three-month public debate as 80,000 police mobilise across country for more weekend demonstrations.