Under the French government's planned phased easing of restrictions, some swingers' clubs will be allowed to reopen on May 19. Nightclubs, however, still do not have any clarity over when they might be able to reopen.
A bill over the creation of a health pass was approved by French MPs in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday but the government was forced to make amendments.
Barnier appears to be considering joining the race to succeed Emmanuel Macron.
President Macron unveils plans to scrap France’s elite government school, the ENA, and inject more diversity into the recruitment of top civil servants.
The findings, published by the investigative journalism newsroom Disclose, suggest that the radiation levels caused by the tests were far greater than officially acknowledged.
"His brutal death is a great loss," said French President Emmanuel Macron.
Grégory Doucet, the Green Party mayor of Lyon, said the measure to impose a meatless single menu in schools was taken to comply with COVID-19 sanitary measures and flagged that his right-wing predecessor did the same following the first lockdown.
A Paris court has ruled that France is guilty of not meeting commitments to curb emissions in a groundbreaking lawsuit.
Journalists and rights organisations have criticised the new law, arguing that it shields French police from scrutiny.
Among those to be targeted were ex-prime minister Edouard Philippe and health minister Olivier Veran.