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.
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In Paris, where police used tear gas after some protesters left an authorised route, a car and rubbish bins were also set on fire.
The crypt is the first site situated close to the cathedral to reopen since the fire of April 2019 destroyed the spire and much of Notre-Dame's roof.
The French health service has made the move after a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections in the country's two largest cities.
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With an unusual alternative to indoor movie theatres in the time of COVID-19, Paris Plages has this year opened with an open-air cinema set on the banks of the River Seine.
There may be masks and cutbacks to the celebrations but Bastille Day festivities are still going ahead in France.
The French President had initially suggested a modern architectural touch could be added to the edifice but ruled that the spire's reconstruction should be faithful to the 19th century design.
Thousands marched in Paris to for pride. They also protested police violence and demanded more political actions to support marginalised communities.
It came amid a record abstention rate of 59% across the country.
After months of silence, the French capital's streets were packed at the weekend for the annual Fête de la musique — even though some people flouted coronavirus rules.
Despite gatherings of more than 10 people remain banned in Paris, thousands took to the streets to protest against police brutality on Saturday.
Police in Bordeaux throw handcuffs away in an angry gesture while others protested in Paris against the government's response to mounting criticism of police violence and racism.
The Prado in Madrid and Palace of Versailles were able to re-open on Saturday after coronavirus lockdowns in Spain and France were loosened.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo described this moment as a "renaissance". Restoration works will continue at least until 2024.
Two weeks since France began easing its strict lockdown measures, life is still very far from "normal". Browse through the photographs to see how the coronavirus pandemic is influencing life in France's biggest cities.
There's a slight increase in the number of commuters in both London and Paris - but a marked contrast between the use of protective masks in the two capitals. Use is mandatory in Paris and there is only limited takeup in London where wearing is merely advisory.
Some French businesses have seen a mahor upturn in customers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drugs delivery start-up Phacil has seen a six-fold increase, while plastic goods producer Tecform has reduced its range - but doubled its operations.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo wants Parisians to be allowed back into the city's parks. But France's health minister has rejected the demand.
A Paris-based based immunology expert has told Euronews he has doubts about the effectiveness of COVID-19 antibody tests and so-called immunity passports.
Millions of people in France embrace relaxation in the country's lockdown rule.
Europeans are being encouraged to cycle to work as countries gradually lift the COVID-19 restrictions. Paris, Rome and Barcelona have been revamping their bike paths to provide social distancing and allow more people to get about using pedal-power.
Two men were arrested while unloading a huge amount of 'counterfeit' protective masks from a cargo near Paris. It's the largest requisition of masks since the government’s ban on their resale
Paris has seen a dramatic drop of 54% in nitrogen dioxide levels compared to the same period in 2019.
The Paris cathedral was ravaged by flames a year ago. Now the coronavirus lockdown is putting its rescue at risk.