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Customer kills French waiter in sandwich spat

Customer kills French waiter in sandwich spat

A waiter at restaurant near Paris was shot dead by a customer angry at having to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the case said Saturday.

Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris

Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris

A flock of sheep that has taken a 140-kilometre tour around Paris, nibbling on grass at historic monuments and housing blocks along the way, ended their 12-day journey on the banks of the river Seine on Wednesday.

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders.

In legal first, court faults France over air pollution

In legal first, court faults France over air pollution

A court on Tuesday found the French state had failed to take sufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a legal first in the country hailed by environmental campaigners as a victory for victims of dirty air.

Paris driver in blind man road rage video charged with assault

Paris driver in blind man road rage video charged with assault

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.

Electro star Philippe Zdar dies in fall from from Paris window

Electro star Philippe Zdar dies in fall from from Paris window

Electro star Philippe Zdar, one half of the cult French house duo Cassius, has died after falling from a window in Paris -- two days before his latest album is released, his agent said.

Paris's Notre-Dame holds first mass since devastating blaze

Paris's Notre-Dame holds first mass since devastating blaze

The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze that shocked the world, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris.

Race on to cover Notre-Dame as rainclouds gather over Paris

Race on to cover Notre-Dame as rainclouds gather over Paris

Climbers were brought in on Tuesday to unfurl protective tarpaulins over Notre-Dame to protect it from the rain after the Parisian cathedral was left badly damaged and open to the elements by fire last week.

Suicide calls at Yellow Vest protest outrage France

Suicide calls at Yellow Vest protest outrage France

A video showing suicide calls to the police after the latest Yellow Vest protests has caused indignation in France.

Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.

Notre-Dame smolders as investigation begins

Notre-Dame smolders as investigation begins

Firefighters doused the smoldering ruins of Notre-Dame with water on Tuesday, the morning after a raging inferno swept through the gothic cathedral in the heart of Paris as investigators tried to establish what started the fire.

Fire devastates Notre-Dame Cathedral, centuries-old Parisian landmark

Fire devastates Notre-Dame Cathedral, centuries-old Parisian landmark

Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday in a roaring blaze that devastated the Parisian landmark, a searing loss for the city and for France.