D-Day beaches not ready for Unesco tag and more news
A LOOK over the news headlines in France:
D-Day beaches ‘nowhere near’ gaining Unesco status
A campaign to make France’s D-Day beaches a World Heritage site in time for the Normandy landings’ 70th anniversary is still years away from coming to fruition, Unesco says, despite gaining support from President François Hollande.
Outrage over statue of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy 'the worker'
A bronze statue of multi-millionaire heiress Carla Bruni-Sarkozy portrayed as a "worker" has sparked outrage after being placed in the centre of a Paris suburb.
Frenchwoman who killed eight of her own babies freed
Dominique Cottrez, the Frenchwoman who confessed in 2010 to killing eight of her own newborn babies, has been freed under supervision, French media report.
Chamonix bans wingsuit flyers
Following the death last week of a Norwegian flyer, a temporary ban is in place as officials in Alpine town devise new rules.
Paris to return Seine to the people with car-free riverside plan
City mayor behind Paris Plages wins fight to pedestrianise large sections of 1960s expressway on left and right bank.