PARIS (AP) — Paris city hall has been fined 90,000 euros ($109,408) for having appointed too many women to top positions in 2018, in breach of a law aimed at ensuring gender balance.
PARIS (AP) — An investigation has been opened after anti-Semitic graffiti was found in a kosher restaurant in the French capital, the Paris prosecutors’ office said.
PARIS (AP) — The city of Paris inaugurated a public garden Saturday honoring a woman who fought for the liberation of slaves on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe.
PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutors said Tuesday they are investigating a rape accusation against an influential former deputy mayor who recently resigned over his links to a writer whose works...
PARIS (AP) — France’s veterans’ minister, Geneviève Darrieussecq, led a ceremony Sunday commemorating the Vel d’Hiv round-up, a mass arrest of Jews by French police in 1942.
PARIS (AP) — Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo declared victory in her reelection bid as municipal elections postponed by the coronavirus crisis have seen a strong breakthrough from the greens across the...
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo declares victory in her fight to win reelection and oversee the 2024 Summer Olympics
PARIS (AP) — Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo declares victory in her fight to win reelection and oversee the 2024 Summer Olympics.
PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral's forecourt is being opened up to the public for the first time since the devastating fire of April 15 last year.
PARIS (AP) — Health workers racing to save lives as France contends with one of the world's worst coronavirus outbreaks have received a huge show of gratitude with the help of the Eiffel Tower....
PARIS (AP) — The battle to win the hearts of Parisians and preside over France's capital from the opulent city hall, has been nasty, and unpredictable.
PARIS (AP) — France's Health Minister Agnes Buzyn was named on Sunday as a new candidate for mayor of Paris, a late entry by the country's governing party after a scramble to replace the original...
LONDON (AP) — The IOC signed up Airbnb as an Olympic sponsor sparking concerns from 2024 host city Paris that the home-sharing company is contributing to the rising cost of rents in the French...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Mayors from the world's "megacities" are in Copenhagen for a three-day conference on ways local strategies to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on former French President Jacques Chirac's death (all times local):
Parisians and visitors are writing messages in condolence books left outside...
PARIS (AP) — Paris police say a man on an electric scooter has died after being hit by a van in Paris on Monday night.
It was the first deadly accident in the French capital after mayor Anne...
PARIS (AP) — Paris is cracking down on electric scooters after an anarchic year in which startups flooded the city's streets with their vehicles.
PARIS (AP) — More than simply an iconic cathedral and jewel of Gothic architecture, Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic,...
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Earth Hour (all times local):
The City of Lights has turned off the Eiffel Tower's nightly twinkle to mark Earth Hour, a worldwide campaign to urge...
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says three Cabinet ministers have resigned, including the European Affairs minister who plans to lead the campaign by Macron's party for European...
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on events condemning anti-Semitism in France(all times local):
A crowd of thousands have gathered on Paris' famed Republic Plaza to say "No" to...
LONDON (AP) — London's black cabs will be seen on the streets of Paris next year as the company that makes them begins selling its wares in the City of Light.
London Electric Vehicle Co., which makes plug-in electric taxis that look like traditional black cabs, has put about 600 vehicles on the streets of London and has already expanded to Amsterdam, Berlin, Hamburg and Oslo.
The move into Paris comes as Mayor Anne Hidalgo aggressively works to improve air quality in the city.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayors of Paris and Los Angeles met Tuesday ahead of a global climate summit to memorialize the victims of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. and to talk about the commonalities between the two cities in an increasingly divided world.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo attended a 9/11 memorial ceremony in Los Angeles and then helped pack lunches for the hungry.
PARIS (AP) — Police are preparing to dismantle makeshift camps holding close to 2,500 migrants in the French capital, France's interior minister said Wednesday amid a debate over how best to respond to the unrelenting arrival of homeless newcomers — with humanity or muscle.
Two migrants drowned this month in canals that run beside some of the places in Paris where tent cities have gone up, and fights at camps have led to injuries, increasing the pressure on public officials to act.
PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower will light up to honor women's rights and promote the French equivalent of the Time's Up movement.
The message "Maintenant On Agit" ("Now We Act") will be displayed all Wednesday evening on the Parisian monument ahead of International Women's Day on Thursday.
In a short ceremony, Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen and Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo are set to make a speech alongside members of women's rights associations to support the movement.
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has paid respects to the 17 people killed when Islamic extremists attacked satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket three years ago, in the first of several attacks to rock France.
PARIS (AP) — In the future, the noise of car engines revving around the streets of Paris might become just a memory.
In its latest initiative to reduce air pollution, Paris City Hall wants gasoline-powered cars off the roads by 2030. The controversial move announced Thursday follows Mayor Anne Hidalgo's plan to ban all diesel cars from the city by 2024, when Paris will host the Summer Olympics.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Finally, Los Angeles and Paris have their Olympic hosting destiny in their own hands.
If they can agree who goes first, each city will be awarded either the 2024 or 2028 Summer Games in September.
International Olympic Committee members voted unanimously on Tuesday to seek a consensus three-way deal between the two bid cities and the IOC executive board. Talks will open with Paris widely seen as the favorite for 2024.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):
The mayor of Paris is calling on the French government to pass legislation to provide better humanitarian conditions for migrants in the country.
Speaking to a news conference on Thursday, Mayor Anne Hidalgo evoked the situation of 1,500 migrants living in squalid conditions in a camp in the northern district of the capital.
PARIS (AP) — The ever-audacious Karl Lagerfeld proved he is still nimble when it comes to putting on a fashion show. The 83-year-old had a 46-ton Eiffel Tower recreated inside the Grand Palais for the pleasure of his Chanel couture celebrity guests.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo returned the love by presenting him with the city's highest honor. Here are some highlights from the fall-winter 2017 shows Tuesday at Paris Haute Couture Week.
PARIS (AP) — The mayor of Paris said Monday that a "clear solution" has been found with organizers of a festival for black feminists, an event that had aroused her ire because four-fifths of the festival space was to be open exclusively to black women.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo had strongly criticized and threatened to cancel the upcoming Nyansapo Festival a day earlier because it was "forbidden to white people."
PARIS (AP) — France's top officials and presidential candidates attended a national ceremony Tuesday to honor the police officer killed by an Islamic extremist on the Champs-Elysees.
Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron, who are facing off in the May 7 presidential runoff, were present at the ceremony at the Paris police headquarters. Others present were Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and former president Nicolas Sarkozy.
PARIS (AP) — The mayors of Paris, London and Seoul are creating a system to grade vehicles based on their emissions in real-life conditions, after growing uncertainty about automakers' efforts to skirt rules intended to limit pollutants.
Meeting Wednesday in Paris, they said the idea is to provide transparency so consumers know how much a car pollutes and push for change by using the market force of the world's major cities.
PARIS (AP) — Paris and London, traditional rivals when it comes to attracting tourists and industry, have signed a business agreement to cooperate in attracting visitors and companies.
The two cities, which are linked by rail, have seen their rivalry intensify recently as Paris hopes to welcome finance jobs that are expected to leave London because of Brexit.
PARIS (AP) — Stade Francais and Racing 92 will not join forces to create a super rugby club in the Paris region after all.
Facing strong opposition from fans and players, both club presidents decided to scrap their planned merger.
Racing 92 President Jacky Lorenzetti said on Sunday on the club's website that he "gave up on the merger with the Stade Francais Paris, in agreement with Thomas Savare," the Stade Francais boss.
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has used a visit to Disneyland Paris for its 25th anniversary to push back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light.
Hollande touted the attractiveness of the Paris resort as a tourist destination Saturday during his visit. Without mentioning Trump's name, he said "I may send a special ticket to one of them, so that he at least comes to Euro Disney and understands what France is."
PARIS (AP) — Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, France's foreign minister and an American cinema luminary pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light on Friday in a speech.
Trump evoked his friend Jim, "a very, very substantial guy," in an address at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Jim used to be a regular visitor to Paris, Trump said, but hasn't made the trip in four or five years because "Paris is no longer Paris."