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.
Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux escaped from office through back door after protesters broke into compound and smashed vehicles.
Government says the yellow vest protest movement belongs to 'agitators' who promote insurrection and want to topple the government.