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PSG consider Neymar sale as Al-Khelaifi sends warning to players

PSG will consider selling the 27-year-old in the forthcoming transfer window if they receive a substantial offer.

Paris rediscovers appetite for its world-beating ‘bouillons’

Stylish and savvy Parisians are often spotted dining for the best value French meals in the French capital, not far from Moulin Rouge.

In Paris suburb, residents brace for Olympic village upheaval

Residents and businesses residing in the impoverished northern Paris suburb face the possibility of moving out once the 2024 Olympics and its many participating athletes arrive in the city.

New Paris museum puts economy centre stage

The Citeco aims to reconcile the French with economics, a subject often viewed with a mix of suspicion and contempt.

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for World Cup success

Newly crowned grand slam winner Ashleigh Barty cheers on the Matildas as they play against Italy in the women's World Cup opener.

Strike over staff shortage shuts Louvre in Paris

The staff goes on strike Monday, forcing the museum to close and disappointing tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of the Mona Lisa and other masterworks.

Chris Brown skips Paris hearing over rape accusation

The singer has been in the news more for his legal troubles than hit releases in recent years.

Row as France remembers troops slain in hostage raid

French special forces who died in the operation in Burkina Faso, will be honoured in a ceremony at the Invalides military complex in Paris led by President.

IKEA opens central Paris store to cater for changing tastes

The new 5,400 square metre Madeleine store spreads over two levels, and will employ 140 people.

Paris Catholics pray for Easter renewal over Notre Dame

Catholics gather in the city of Paris to commemorate the birth of Christ.

Bee-wildering! Hives of Notre-Dame in miraculous survival

The beekeeper said he had been taken aback by calls of support from all corners of the world.

Notre-Dame’s rooster statue found ‘battered’ in debris

The statue is considered all the more important because it contains three holy relics.

Years? Decades? Uncertainty over time needed to rebuild Notre Dame

Experts warned rebuilding the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris could take decades, even as its top priest expressed hope he could celebrate mass there within years.

French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre Dame in 5 years

Emmanuel Macron devoted a brief prime-time televised address to Monday's catastrophic blaze in the heart of the capital.

Notre-Dame blaze probably accidental, French prosecutors say

From the outside, the imposing bell towers and outer walls, with their vast flying buttresses, still stood firm, but the insides and the upper structure were eviscerated by the blaze.

German far right tries to link Notre-Dame fire to anti-Christian attacks

Alice Weidel, the parliamentary group leader of the Alternative for Germany, implied a connection between the blaze and previous anti-Christian 'attacks' in France.

Notre-Dame fire extinguished, says Paris fire service

About 100 firemen will remain on site for the whole day.

Katedral Notre Dame di Paris terbakar

Kebakaran mungkin berkaitan dengan kerja pengubahsuaian yang sedang dilakukan di katedral zaman pertengahan itu.

Americans, frequent visitors to Notre Dame, begin fundraising efforts

The New York-based French Heritage Society and the Go Fund Me crowdsourcing platform were among the first to offer help.

YouTube flags Notre Dame Cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy

YouTube has been battered with criticism over extreme and misleading videos, especially around breaking news topics.

French billionaire pledges €100 mil to help rebuild Notre-Dame

The money will be paid by the Pinault family's investment firm Artemis.

Scaffolding or modern art? Jury out on new Paris fountains

Each fountain is comprised of a four-storey-high, bronze-alloy pole that supports three descending arms made of pieces of Swarovski cut crystal studded with LED lights.

Eiffel Tower goes dark for Earth Hour

They include New York's Empire State Building, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil and the Sydney Opera House.

French artist JR promises latest work will reveal Louvre pyramid’s ‘secret’

JR, who has been dubbed as the 'French Banksy', is famous for blowing up photographs into huge collages that have graced the wall between Jerusalem and the West Bank.