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Notre Dame forecourt opens to public a year after blaze damaged cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral’s forecourt has opened to the public for the first time since the devastating fire of April 15 last year. The body overseeing...

Famous tourist sites remain closed as lockdown rules are eased

None of France’s three most famous tourist sites will reopen when the country lifts most of its remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions next week. The Mona...

French way of life to resume with restaurants reopening

The French way of life is set to largely resume next week, with most virus-related restrictions easing as the country prepares for the summer...

French care home where staff locked themselves in with residents defies Covid-19

A care home in France which took a novel approach to warding off coronavirus has emerged with a clean bill of health. As coronavirus cut...

Notre Dame Cathedral work site refitted for virus safety

Workers are refitting the construction site at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral to protect staff from coronavirus and allow clean-up efforts at the Paris landmark...

Eiffel Tower says ‘Merci’ to health workers fighting coronavirus

Health workers saving lives during the coronavirus outbreak have received a huge show of gratitude with the help of the Eiffel Tower. The Paris landmark...

Emmanuel Macron walks the walk as he urges ‘proportionate’ Covid-19 action

French President Emmanuel Macron and first lady Brigitte Macron have taken a walk on Paris’ Champs-Elysees avenue to send a message of confidence to...

Emmanuel Macron says it is France’s ‘priority’ to protect elderly from Covid-19

French President Emmanuel Macron visited a retirement home in Paris, which has 94 residents, the oldest aged 107, in a move to reassure both...

Louvre closed amid debate over France’s Covid-19 measures

Tourists trying to visit the Louvre Museum on Monday were out of luck, as the world’s most visited museum stayed closed for a second...

Coronavirus: France bans gatherings of 5,000-plus and discourages kissing

France is banning all indoor public gatherings of more than 5,000 people to slow the spread of coronavirus cases and recommending that people no...

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