Speed limits were reduced 20kmph in the Paris region and north-west France on Friday and limits imposed on lorries passing through the capital on the third day of high pollution Friday.
The French capital on Monday adopted an emergency traffic-limiting measure to reduce pollution in the Paris sky, using a system which stops one in every two cars entering the capital.
The system will be put in place on Monday in the French capital as a measure against particulate matter pollution.
French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal declared on Tuesday that a proposed new ban on using open fireplaces in the Paris region was "excessive".
Racial anger in the United States, the Pope in Strasbourg and Nicolas Sarkozy on the front page of Le Figaro. That just about sums up this morning's French papers.