Movie magic as Paris turns the Seine into open-air cinema

While the cinema drive-in may have gotten a boost as lockdowns gradually come to an end amid the COVID-19 outbreak, in Paris film fans can now munch on their popcorn watching a movie from a boat on the river Seine.As part of Paris Plages, the yearly

Paris fashion designers make Black Lives Matter plea - Lifestyle

The Dutch brand Botter made an impassioned plea for the Black Lives Matter movement Friday at Paris men's fashion week.Its two designers Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh -- who both have Caribbean roots -- delivered a heartfelt plea for people

Don't forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

Several dozen Paris tour guides wearing masks and holding Mona Lisa portraits protested outside the Louvre museum on Monday for more support from the government to help them ride out the coronavirus crisis and a dearth of tourists.They gathered at

Paris Louvre museum reopens Monday after crippling losses

The Louvre in Paris, the world's most visited museum and home to the Mona Lisa, reopens on Monday but with coronavirus restrictions in place and parts of the complex closed to visitors.The Louvre has been closed since March 13 and this has alre

Disneyland Paris plans phased reopening from July 15

Disneyland Paris said Monday that it would begin a "phased reopening" of the theme park on July 15, with visitor numbers limited via a new online reservation system to ensure social distancing.Visitors aged 11 and older will have to wear

Paris fashion week to go ahead in September - Lifestyle

Paris women's fashion week is to go ahead in September, the organizers said Wednesday.The French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation said it will be held between September 28 and October 6 and "comply with the recommendations of the author

Paris Ritz hotel items sell for quadruple the auction estimate

Historic silver, crystal and even towels sold off at auction by the swanky Paris Ritz hotel were snapped up for a total of 1.7 million euros ($1.9 million), more than four times the pre-sale estimate, the Artcurial auctioneers said Tuesday.Some 1,50