The Louvre museum in Paris is no longer accepting cash as part of new measures to persuade employees worried about catching the coronavirus to return to work. But the Bank of France said refusing cash is illegal and unnecessary.
By John Leicester, Associated Press
About 250 Louvre workers, mainly those who guard the treasured artworks or greet visitors, voted Monday to stay off the job until management presents a clearer plan of how it's dealing with the virus threat.
By Associated Press
The number of countries hit by the coronavirus climbed past 60 Sunday, and infections and deaths continued to mount around the globe, emptying streets of tourists and workers, shaking economies and rewriting the realities of daily life.
By Foster Klug, Associated Press
The blockbuster exhibit of the year celebrates Leonardo da Vinci, 500 years after his death. People are flocking to the Louvre Museum in Paris to see the work of the master, who was born in Italy, died in France and…
By Jeffrey Brown, Frank Carlson
By Thomas Adamson and Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press
The Louvre Museum reopened to the public Saturday, less than 24 hours after a machete-wielding assailant shouting "Allahu akbar!" attacked French soldiers guarding the sprawling building and was shot by them.
By Michael D. Regan
The famed Louvre in Paris has been temporarily shut down as employees on Friday rushed to relocate thousands of pieces of art from the museum’s basement vaults after a week of rain caused flooding across Europe.
By Lorna Baldwin
Video via euronews Twelve sheep and a sheepdog walk into the Louvre. If it sounds like the beginning of a joke, it's not. In Paris Friday, French farmers protesting European Union agricultural policy herded a flock of sheep down…
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