Paris

City of Paris fined for employing ‘too many women’
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City of Paris fined for employing ‘too many women’

Authorities in French capital ordered to pay €90,000 for breaking gender parity rules
17 Dec 2020
British MPs narrowly escaped death in terror bomb plot
Theresa Villiers arrives at 10 Downing Street for a cabinet meeting in November 2019.
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British MPs narrowly escaped death in terror bomb plot

Trial begins today over alleged terror plot that ‘could have triggered World War Three’
27 Nov 2020
French rally in support of free speech after teacher murder
A rally in defence of free speech is held in Paris, France
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French rally in support of free speech after teacher murder

Thousands attend marches to honour Samuel Paty following killing on Friday
19 Oct 2020
Is second wave of rave sparking Europe-wide Covid outbreaks?
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Is second wave of rave sparking Europe-wide Covid outbreaks?

Authorities struggling to close down illegal parties in London and other cities around the continent
29 Jun 2020
Paris mayoral candidate quits after sex tape scandal
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Paris mayoral candidate quits after sex tape scandal

Resignation of close ally of Emmanuel Macron ‘marks a turning point in French public life’
17 Feb 2020
Patrice Leguéreau: Chanel's master of stones
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Patrice Leguéreau: Chanel's master of stones

Patrice Leguéreau is the secret weapon behind Chanel's spectacular jewellery collections
12 Nov 2019
Artist James Balmforth on his Celine collaboration
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Artist James Balmforth on his Celine collaboration

Celine Art Projects taps London sculptor for Madison Avenue store
5 Nov 2019

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Sixteen of the world’s best luxury hotels for design lovers
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Sixteen of the world’s best luxury hotels for design lovers

If exquisite artistry gives you goosebumps, these ventures may prove irresistible
4 Nov 2019
The ‘blob’: zoo unveils mystery slime with 720 sexes
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The ‘blob’: zoo unveils mystery slime with 720 sexes

Extraordinary organism can learn and eat despite having no brain or mouth
17 Oct 2019
Sweet space: the best hotel suites around the world
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Sweet space: the best hotel suites around the world

Take your next hotel stay up a notch with facilities such as a butler, private lift, and views over the world's most beautiful cities
1 Aug 2019
Notre Dame ‘was within minutes of complete destruction’
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Notre Dame ‘was within minutes of complete destruction’

Emmanuel Macron promises to rebuild cathedral ‘more beautiful than before’
17 Apr 2019
Notre Dame fire: Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild cathedral
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Notre Dame fire: Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild cathedral

President declares national emergency after Parisian landmark's spire and roof are devastated
16 Apr 2019
The world’s ten most expensive cities - and the cheapest
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The world’s ten most expensive cities - and the cheapest

Three places tie for top spot in annual ranking of cost of living for first time ever
19 Mar 2019
Le Burgundy hotel review: utopia in the heart of Paris
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Le Burgundy hotel review: utopia in the heart of Paris

A boutique hotel perfect for dedicated followers of fashion
27 Feb 2019
Woman arrested after Paris fire kills eight
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Woman arrested after Paris fire kills eight

Police treating blaze at apartment block in French capital’s 16th arrondissement as possible arson attack
5 Feb 2019
Brach Paris hotel review: delivering in the details
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Brach Paris hotel review: delivering in the details

A hotel that is at once raw and romantic, modern, minimalist and unconventional
6 Nov 2018
Discover Champagne: France’s sleeping giant
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Discover Champagne: France’s sleeping giant

To mark National Champagne Day, The Week finds there is much more to the Unesco world heritage site than just its sparkling wine
19 Oct 2018
Two Brits among seven wounded in Paris knife attack
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Two Brits among seven wounded in Paris knife attack

Afghani national taken into custody following stabbings of seven people including two British tourists
10 Sep 2018
VIDEO: Rappers arrested over mass brawl at French airport
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VIDEO: Rappers arrested over mass brawl at French airport

Flights delayed as music stars Kaaris and Booba fight in duty free
2 Aug 2018
Hundreds arrested in Paris May Day riots
Hundreds of people have been arrested following violent May Day protests in Paris
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Hundreds arrested in Paris May Day riots

More than 1,000 ‘Black Bloc’ protesters have clashed with police in the French capital
2 May 2018
The art of hospitality: Le Meurice hotel review
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The art of hospitality: Le Meurice hotel review

The Dorchester Collection hotel is the perfect entrée to Paris’s vibrant art scene
6 Dec 2017
Syria signs Paris accord, leaving US alone on climate change
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Syria signs Paris accord, leaving US alone on climate change

War-torn regime to sign global warming deal, further isolating the Trump administration
8 Nov 2017
Louvre ditches 'bestiality' sculpture deemed too explicit
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Louvre ditches 'bestiality' sculpture deemed too explicit

The Domestikator, which appears to show a human having sex with a four-legged creature, has found a home at the Pompidou Centre
18 Oct 2017
Paris to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2030
A layer of pollution hangs over Paris
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Paris to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2030

And Oxford aims to become world’s first ‘zero-emission zone’ by end of this decade
12 Oct 2017
Paris to stage the 2024 Olympics as LA settles for 2028
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Paris to stage the 2024 Olympics as LA settles for 2028

After weeks of talks Los Angeles agrees a deal to host the Games four years later than it wanted to
1 Aug 2017
Drake launches Louis Vuitton's latest collection in Paris
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Drake launches Louis Vuitton's latest collection in Paris

For Spring/Summer 2018, Kim Jones took Louis Vuitton island-hopping on a voyage to exotic locales scored by Drake
23 Jun 2017
Paris restaurant L'Arpege named best in Europe
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Paris restaurant L'Arpege named best in Europe

The Week Portfolio catches up with 'the king of food bloggers' Steve Plotnicki to find out how he reached his winner
18 May 2017
Paris May Day descends into violence in election run-up
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Paris May Day descends into violence in election run-up

Six police officers injured following confrontation with 150 'professional vandals' armed with Molotov cocktails
2 May 2017
Innovative cocktails from the Dorchester Collection
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Innovative cocktails from the Dorchester Collection

The renowned hotel group is launching a range of seasonal drinks created by its international team of expert mixologists
21 Mar 2017
Paris Orly attack: Drugs and alcohol found in gunman's blood
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Paris Orly attack: Drugs and alcohol found in gunman's blood

Tests reveal Ziyed Ben Belgacem consumed alcohol, cannabis and cocaine before attempted shooting
20 Mar 2017
PSG fan hit by Thiago Motta's car in Paris – video
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PSG fan hit by Thiago Motta's car in Paris – video

Furious supporters turn on players on their return from Barcelona after Champions League horror show
9 Mar 2017
How rhino was shot by poachers in French zoo
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How rhino was shot by poachers in French zoo

Four-year-old male killed in first suspected European poaching incident
8 Mar 2017
Macron vows to fight against far-right during trip to London
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Macron vows to fight against far-right during trip to London

French presidential candidate talks tough on post-Brexit relations after meeting with Theresa May
22 Feb 2017
'Spiderman' art thief jailed for Paris museum heist
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'Spiderman' art thief jailed for Paris museum heist

Burglar and two accomplices ordered to pay €104m after works from Matisse, Picasso and others disappear
21 Feb 2017