With public transport down, Parisian commuters have had to turn to alternative means of travel. This has led to a rise in accidents and injuries.
Power was cut to 100,000 homes and offices, schools were closed, roads blocked and public transport crippled on Tuesday as protests were staged across France in support of the general strike over pension reform.
Sunday's chaos followed a rally of royalists held to commemorate a murderous episode of the Vendée War in 1793.
"The hospital is dying," 600 French doctors have warned, threatening to quit if the French Health Minister does not negotiate with them about the future of France's public health service.
Anna Karina, the epitome of French New Wave cinema, has died of cancer at the age of 79. The French-Danish star was the former muse of film director Jean-Luc Godard
This is the culmination of efforts from France, Switzerland and Italy that began in 2009.
Labour union CGT said on Thursday there would be no break in transport strikes over the Christmas period unless the government backed down on pension reform.
The government is proposing to simplify the current system, which has 42 different pension schemes for workers depending on their profession. It comes amid crippling strikes by those opposed to the reform.
The French pensions system is complex: it is composed of 42 different systems, based on the specificities of each sector. Merging these into one "universal" points-based system was one of Macron's key campaign pledges. But how can it best be done?
Police apprehended on Monday (December 9) topless Femen protesters who chanted slogans against Russia's leader outside the Elysee presidential palace in Paris ahead of a Ukraine crisis summit.
The pair behind Les Merveilloeufs have pulled off the notoriously difficult to replicate egg alternative.
Delevoye said not disclosing his role was "a mistake" and an "omission by oversight".
A ceasefire and further prisoner swaps are among the items on the agenda at the summit in Paris.
Only a fifth of high-speed trains and cross-country services are expected to run in France on Monday as strikes over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform continue.
French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said that there is no legal basis for Trump's tariff threat.
Activists are angry that France has lagged on its international commitments to increase renewable energies.
The interior ministry said roughly 800,000 people protested, whereas the CGT trade union put their estimate at 1.5 million.
"I hear those who are exercising their legitimate right to strike and protest but I also hear those who are suffering or who are experiencing the unpleasant effects of this strike. The government is conscient of this," Philippe said on Friday.
Towns such as Megeve, Chamonix, and Annemasse in the Haute-Savoie department in the Alps is said to have been used as a logistics base for the covert operations of at least 15 Russian spies in Europe.
Unions across France launched open-ended strikes on Thursday over the government's plan to overhaul its retirement system.
Parks, monuments, hills, and rivers form part of the backdrop for sound and light perfomances created by artists from all over the world.
Rail workers, public servants and students are all protesting pension reform in France and it's hit all the major cities.
Lyon's hugely popular Fête des Lumières marking the start of the Christmas season kicks off this Thursday.
The office will coordinate police and judicial work to hold responsible those who commit anti-semitic, islamophobic, and anti-christian hate crimes, France's interior minister Christophe Castaner said.
Trade unions called for a strike for an indefinite period that could bring the country to a standstill.
Welcome to the film festival where the only rules are "one mobile, one minute, one film".