Hundreds of vintage vehicles parade through Paris streets
23 July 2018 | 1:22 pm
More than 700 antique convertibles, coupes and other cars drove through the streets of the French capital on Sunday as part of an annual parade.
As the Tokyo Olympics draws to a close, a flypast above the French capital and a party in front of the landmark Trocadero building marks the handover of the Games to Paris.
Hundreds of people, including many Afghans, rally in Paris demanding the "immediate evacuation" of threatened families under the Taliban rule in Afghanistan.
French President Emmanuel Macron says the French ambassador to Afghanistan will continue his mission but from Paris.
The French capital has lowered the speed limit for drivers on most streets in a bid to curb the number of cars in the city, reducing noise and fighting climate change.
A trial on the 2015 Paris terror attacks is getting underway. Although it is likely to run over many years and most of the defendants won't be there, it may help survivors to better live with the trauma.
Some 1,800 plaintiffs are expected to attend the trial of 20 men accused of orchestrating and carrying out the deadly November 2015 attacks on Paris.
He arrived at the head of a venerated cultural institution at one of the most critical moments of its 300-year history, as the Paris Opera grappled with a pandemic, prolonged strikes and ethical questions about diversity both on and off the stage. Yet its director Alexander Neef is not one to shy away from a challenge. He joins us in the studio to tell us about the upcoming season of live performances after a turbulent year at the helm.
There's a thin line between political satire and stories that are simply fake news. A recent resurfacing of a story about Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, illustrates the problem. We take a closer look.
Citizen engagement, entrepreneurship and innovation, higher education, culture and sport are the main talking points at this week's Africa-France summit in the southern French city of Montpellier. No heads of state or prime ministers from the continent have been invited, but rather a whole host of young entrepreneurs, artists and civil society members. In Perspective, we spoke to Nathaniel Powell, an Honorary Researcher at the Centre for War and Diplomacy at Lancaster University. His research has centred on the relationship between France and Africa in the post-colonial era, with a particular focus on French security policy.
To mark the release of the manga 'Kaiju No. 8', the Japanese publisher pulls no punches, with a gigantic illustration of the comic book hero stuck on the facade of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. It may seem extreme, but it reflects the fact that France, the world's second largest consumer of manga, remains a huge market for the Japanese comic book industry.
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