The tower is currently undergoing a repaint costing 60 million euros in preparation of the 2024 Olympics, the 20th time the Tower has been repainted.
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to lose his parliamentary majority after major election gains by a newly formed left-wing alliance and the far-right, projections show.
The chances of him retaining the absolute majority are slim, which means he would have to negotiate with his coalition partners for every bill he'd want to pass in the parliament.
Asian cities have dominated the top ten world’s most expensive city list; New York and Geneva take second and third spots.
Sixty-eight people have been detained after chaos erupted outside the Stade de France where Liverpool fans had trouble accessing the football match.
Police fired tear gas to push back black-clad protesters who ransacked business premises during May Day demonstrations against the policies of President Emmanuel Macron.
A large crowd of demonstrators calling themselves Extinction Rebellion demanded slashing of new infrastructure plans linked to fossil fuels and warned about climate change at protests in the capitals of the UK and France.
The sarcophagus, found under a mound of earth with furniture from the 14th century, could be the example of "an extremely rare burial practice".
Incumbent Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen came out on top in the first round of presidential vote, setting up an April 24 replay of their duel in 2017.
The first round of polls is projected to produce a run-off rematch between incumbent Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen that could be far tighter than their duel five years ago.
Polling is underway for the first round of the country's presidential election, where up to 48 million eligible voters will be choosing between 12 candidates.
The vote bodes a grim future, not only for Muslims and minorities but also for French society as a whole.
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