French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal declared on Tuesday that a proposed new ban on using open fireplaces in the Paris region was "excessive".
Three people died and four more were missing on Friday after heavy storms hit southern France. Two people were trapped in the ruins after their home collapsed morning.
Sheep farmers protesting against wolves in France released around 300 sheep at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on Thursday.
No more ads. The Alpine city of Grenoble is the first European city to ban all commercial street advertising. Instead, the French city will plant trees.
Paris city councillors voted against plans on Monday for French capital's first modern skyscraper in more than 40 years, the Tour Triangle.