Hospitals in Paris and Montpellier have put some interventions on hold to free up space for COVID-19 as the country registered its six consecutive day with more than 10,000 new cases on Sunday.
The 18-year-old suspect in the knife attack outside Charlie Hebdo's former offices in Paris admitted he was targeting the satirical magazine.
The national anti-terrorist prosecutor has been tasked with investigating the incident.
President Emmanuel Macron described Greco as " elegance and freedom" in a tribute on Twitter.
A century ago, a first wave of Russian emigration took the world of culture by storm. Euronews Cult examines that amazing heritage - and the promise of the new generation.
President Macron hailed the measure as "promoting equality between women and men" but some say it doesn't go nearly far enough to do so.
Sylvain, 35, a schoolteacher in Essonne, south of Paris, has spent nearly €60,000 having his body covered in tattoos.
For towns and villages across France the Tour was a liberating and invigorating experience against the sombre backdrop of the pandemic.
The total number of deaths also rose by 26 in the same 24-hour period, bringing France's death toll from coronavirus to 31,274 since March.
In one of the most dramatic turnarounds in the race's history, Tadej Pogačar edged out the favourite, fellow Slovenian Primož Roglič.
Thousands protested job cuts and wages as COVID-19 cases rise in France.
Rolex Perpetual Music is a concert series designed to help performers during the difficult time caused by the pandemic. Musica takes a trip to Paris' wonderful Palais Garnier to see the third and final concert in the series.
The guilty verdict in a Paris court represented a spectacular fall from grace for the 87-year-old Diack, who was the powerful head of the IAAF from 1999-2015.
57,000 art lovers attended and around 900 artists had their work displayed as the Art Paris art fair finally went ahead at the Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées after initial cancellation and an online version.
"Our country was able to count on their solidarity and generosity in the face of this immense challenge," said Marlène Schiappa, the ministry official in charge of citizenship issues.
Papa Massata Diack and his father Lamine, the former head of what is now known as World Athletics, are charged with corruption, money laundering and breach of trust, and are alleged to have used their positions to enrich themselves.
The stricter measures announced in Bordeaux and Marseille follow a surge in new cases. The French government wants to avoid a new nationwide lockdown.