Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Paris, home to two of the three French people taken ill in China's coronavirus outbreak, cancelled a Lunar New Year parade on Sunday as a "precaution", the capital's mayor Anne Hidalgo said.
A knife-wielding man went on the rampage in a park south of Paris on Friday, killing a man out for a walk with his wife and wounding two other people before being shot dead by police, officials said.
French manufacturer Peugeot announced that it will compete again at Le Mans from 2023.
French carmaker PSA said healthy demand for upmarket models helped it resist a gloomy automaker environment as the stable comprising Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall saw third quarter sales rise by 1%.
French carmaker Renault sacked its chief executive Thierry Bollore, the latest turbulence to rock the company since the arrest of his ex-boss Carlos Ghosn on financial misconduct charges in 2018.
Anti-government protesters turned out in several French cities, hoping to inject fresh momentum into weekly demonstrations calling for social justice and the ouster of President Emmanuel Macron.
A badly stubbed-out cigarette or an electrical fault could have started the devastating fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, Paris prosecutors have said, ruling out any criminal intent.
A Paris motorist who was filmed nearly driving over a blind man at a pedestrian crossing and then punching his brother will appear in court next month on charges of assault, prosecutors said Friday.
The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris.
In this special report, Euronews charts the blaze as 800 years of history fall to ashes with eyewitness accounts, field reporting and expert insights.
A child aged around 10 was found dead Wednesday at a Paris airport in the undercarriage of a plane that had come from the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan, a source close to the inquiry said.
French prosecutors called Friday for 20 suspects to go on trial over the massacre of 130 people by suicide bombers and gunmen in Paris four years ago.
PSA and Fiat Chrysler said Thursday they aim for a merger of equals in which their shareholders each own half of the new firm that would be based in the Netherlands.
The Paris zoo's latest attraction is a brainless, eyeless, single-celled organism with no limbs or stomach but more than 700 genders.
The dramatic Paris gems heist in which Kim Kardashian was tied up and robbed of jewellery worth nine million euros is to be made into a movie.
Guided by two shepherds, the flock was monitored by policemen on scooters and volunteer "walkers" on foot who helped them cross roads as they moved around the capital.
Three people have died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said.
The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris.
Some ideas are serious, some are crazy, but architects are responding to the challenge of an international design competition to rebuild Notre Dame de Paris.
It took more than 12 hours to fully extinguish the flames that ripped through Notre-Dame Cathedral. It will take many years for a shocked nation to restore one of its defining icons.
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