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Paris residents peeved at very public eco-friendly urinals

Aug 14 2018

PARIS A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals. | Video

Britain, France, mark centenary of decisive WW1 battle of Amiens

Aug 08 2018

AMIENS, France Britain and France on Tuesday marked 100 years since the decisive battle of Amiens that put Europe on the path to the end of World War One, in a sober ceremony in the northern French city's Gothic cathedral. | Video

French feminists denounce 'degrading' seaside postcards

Aug 06 2018

PARIS Smutty postcards with pictures of women wearing bikinis are a typical if often maligned feature of French seaside resorts. But in the wake of an anti-sexual harassment movement sweeping France, their days may be numbered.

Paris painters threaten to fold up easels over creeping cafes

Aug 03 2018

PARIS For decades the artists of Montmartre have dazzled sightseers with their rapidly delivered portraits, paintings of Parisian scenes and cartoonish caricatures. | Video

Lift switch + heatwave = Eiffel Tower queue frustration

Jul 31 2018

PARIS A change in who gets to use the Eiffel Tower's elevators has stranded frustrated tourists in long queues at the Paris landmark during a heatwave in the French capital.

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