Apr 26

Virus lockdown raises tensions in France’s poorest areas

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…

Mar 04

Louvre bans cash over virus fears

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.

Dec 25

Notre Dame rector says fragile cathedral might not be saved

The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a “50 percent chance” the structure might not be saved, because scaffolding installed before this year's fire is threatening the vaults of the Gothic…