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.
The so-called 'Yellow Vest' movement of protests at falling living stanadards among low- and middle-income earners is expected to continue with a fifth day of action across France on Saturday, notably with marches in Paris where previous protests have been marred by violence and vandalism by extremists and hooligans.
Ahead of what are forecast to be a major demonstrations on Saturday by a grass-roots movement of often violent protest over the living standards of middle-income earners, France's interior minister has announced 'large-scale security measures' in Paris, including the deployment of armoured vehicles, in face of what he said has become a 'monster' that has escaped the control of those who initiated the nationwide contestation.