On Monday morning operations began to dismantle scaffolding that was already in place before the April 2019 fire amid previous restoration efforts on the old structures.
By Associated Press
Tear gas choked Paris streets as riot police faced off with protesters setting fires amid growing global outrage over George Floyd's death in the United States. The protesters were also angry at injustice and heavy-handed police tactics in France, and…
By Sylvie Corbet, Nicolas Garriga, Associated Press
Joining more than 1,000 others, Djemba Diatite stood for hours in line to feed her growing family, grateful for handouts of fruits, vegetables and soap. It was her first time accepting charity, but she had no choice. The coronavirus pandemic…
By Elaine Ganley, Nicolas Garriga, Associated Press
As much of the globe continues to stay home to practice social distancing, vibrant cities have gone quiet, and animals are freer to roam. The rare absence of human activity grants us a special glimpse of what the world might…
By Jeffrey Brown, Lorna Baldwin
By John Leicester, Associated Press
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 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 Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
Here are some highlights of fall-winter 2020 shows.
By Foster Klug, 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 Jeffrey Brown, Frank Carlson
For years, refugees from the Middle East and Africa have sought shelter in Europe, igniting debates there about immigration, asylum and changing culture. But one Paris program has been using the lens of art to help some of these refugees…
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