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The celebration to honor Paris Saint-Germain's first French league title in 19 years was cut short Monday following fights between fans and riot police in which 30 people were injured.
Holding aloft ancient flags and young children, hundreds of thousands of people converged Sunday on the Eiffel Tower to protest the French president’s plan to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt and conceive children.
Police say Guns N' Roses front man Axl Rose was robbed of three gold-and-diamond necklaces worth some $200,000 after the hard rock band's concert in Paris.
Although my wife, Pat, and I have visited Paris dozens of times, we decided to re-create our initial experience of just over half a century ago in fall 1958 after disembarking the Queen Mary at Le Havre and taking the boat train to Paris. At that time, I was on the way to postgraduate studies in Germany, she was seven months expectant with the first of our seven children. Then, we stayed in an inexpensive hotel; this time, after surveying the price of hotel rooms, we rented a small, well-equipped and comfortable apartment at Villa Dancourt in Montmartre. We resolved to go everywhere by Metro, and bought five-day Paris Metro and museum passes.
Fashion designer John Galliano faced his accusers at a local Paris police station Monday, a couple who claim he made anti-Semitic slurs _ illegal in France _ after a video emerged of the famed creator praising Adolf Hitler.