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Paris declares ‘climate emergency’

9 July 2019, 3:09 PM

Paris, which in 2015 hosted the signing of a historic agreement on fighting global warming, on Tuesday declared a climate emergency following similar moves by other cities and national parliaments.

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Michael Jackson fans sue in France over HBO documentary

4 July 2019, 2:19 PM

Michael Jackson fan clubs moved to sue two alleged victims of the late singer in a French court on Thursday over their claims in the hit HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland.”

Fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier says he could go back on fur ban

3 July 2019, 9:29 PM

French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier said Wednesday he could go back to using fur if he could be sure it was entirely traceable.

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Paris says tourist buses are no longer welcome in city centre

3 July 2019, 8:05 AM

Paris aims to ban tourist buses from the city centre to spur visitors to walk, cycle or take public transport, tackling complaints about nuisances caused by mass tourism, the French capital’s deputy mayor said.

Protesters urge Louvre to cut ties with donor over opioid crisis

1 July 2019, 7:50 PM

Protesters gathered outside the Louvre in Paris on Monday to condemn the museum’s ties with the Sackler family, billionaire donors accused of pushing a highly-addictive opioid blamed for tens of thousands of deaths. 

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