May 01

French police clash with May Day protesters on Paris streets

French police clashed with stone-throwing protesters as thousands of people gathered for May Day rallies. More than 7,000 police have been deployed to try to control a crowd that includes yellow vest demonstrators discontent with President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies.

Apr 25

Macron offers tax cut to French workers to quell anger

French President Emmanuel Macron spoke to the nation from the Elysée presidential palace after three months of national debate aimed at addressing the protesters' concerns about high taxes, high unemployment and stagnant wages. He also warned that France and Europe…

Apr 15

Fire breaks out at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral

A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets…

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