Paris braces for Act 27 of Yellow Vest protestsYellow Vest demonstrations are planned for Saturday starting at several gathering points in Paris. At least ten underground and suburban rail stations have been closed since 7am, but protestor numbers seem to be declining.
The tale of a Paris brothel: raising the curtain on a taboo Belles de Nuit is the brothel in this French musical theatre production, named after the Ladies of the Night who work there. It's set in 1946, when a government bill to shut down brothels was introduced, effectively bringing to an end regulated prostitution, in place since 1804.
French doctor charged in 17 new cases of poisoningAn French anaesthesiologist already under investigation has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern city of Besançon. Frédéric Péchier now faces 24 charges of poisoning, nine of which resulted in death.
France’s largest Facebook group driven by solidarityFacebook has been in the crosshairs of French regulators, and the social network itself has admitted it could be harmful for some users. But one community offers a reprieve. "Wanted" is the largest Facebook group in France, where people regularly ask, and receive, advice and support.
Unemployment in France at 10-year lowFrench President Emmanuel Macron has received a boost from figures showing unemployment at a 10-year low. But at 8.7 percent, the jobless rate in France is still much higher than in other European heavyweights.
Macron warns against 5G tech wars as Vivatech summit opens in ParisFrench President Emmanuel Macron has kicked off the three-day VivaTech startup summit in Paris with a call for cooperation and multilateralism in the tech sector. His comments come after US President Donald Trump declared an IT emergency amid Washington's 5G standoff with China.