France has carried out its first air-strikes in Iraq, just hours after President François Hollande announced the country’s participation in the US-led offensive against the Islamic State armed group.
Paris is asking love-struck couples strolling around the capital to refrain from affixing a lock to a city bridge and rather, snap a selfie in the name of love.
Former homeless people are becoming guides in Paris as part of their rehabilitation process.
Cross-channel high-speed train operator Eurostar is to launch a direct London-Marseille service from 1 May next year. The journey should take about six hours 15 minutes.
Pablo Picasso’s oldest daughter is to donate a drawing and a sketchbook to Paris’s Picasso museum when it opens after five years of closure that were dogged by controversy.