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London fears losing luxury shoppers to Paris and Milan

London's luxury retailers fear the city is losing its pull as a shopping destination, with tourists from the United States, China and the Gulf flocking instead to Paris and Milan where tax breaks still offer a way to cut the cost of their purchases.
Rubbish is piling up on the streets of Paris as the strike against pension reform bites

Rubbish piles up in strike-bound Paris

According to the hard-left CGT union, refuse collectors and drivers can currently retire from 57 years of age, but would face another two years of work under the reform plans.
Balenciaga saw sales slump after an ad campaign accused of referencing child abuse

Paris Fashion Week coloured by scandal and grief

Paris Fashion Week launched Monday with touches of scandal and grief, as Balenciaga tries to move past recent controversies while Vivienne Westwood and Paco Rabanne hold their first shows since their founders' deaths.
Supporters and members of the Kurdish community rallied in Paris on Saturday after three people were killed in an attack

Paris shooting suspect to appear before judge

A French pensioner suspected of fatally shooting three Kurds in Paris was due Monday before a judge who will decide on whether to charge him in the case that sparked angry protests.
The 90-year-old Grand Rex has the only spinning sign on the Paris skyline

How Paris cinemas are surviving

Spinning once again, the sign above France's biggest cinema, the Grand Rex, is testament to how well Paris venues have weathered the twin threats of streaming and the pandemic.
The epitome of French luxury

Vuitton heir's apartment burgled in Paris

The Paris home of an heir of the Louis Vuitton luxury empire was burgled at the weekend, sources close to the case said Monday, with thieves taking high-end watches, jewelry and bags.
Paris Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy-en-France near Paris

Airport Worker Strikes Ground Some Flights In Paris

Airport workers went on strike at Paris' main international airport Roissy-Charles de Gaulle on Friday, forcing the cancellation of about 10% of flights and bringing more disruption to early summer travel.