PARIS hopes a bit of retail therapy will boost the capital, shoppers in dispute with firms in EU to get help, whilst PSG fans wait on David Beckham and Luc Besson talks about his latest film.
Paris show unveils life in human zoo - The Guardian
"Sense of shock as exhibition reveals how people were displayed in freak shows in the 19th and early 20th centuries."
Thousands of French construction jobs may go in 2012 - RFI
"The French construction industry is set to be hard hit in 2012 with the expected loss of 35,000 jobs because of the European economic crisis and government austerity measures, the French Building Federation, FFB, has warned."
Paris pitches for foreign Christmas shoppers - RFI
"Paris aims to attract hundreds of thousands more visitors to the French capital during the Christmas period with the launch of ‘Shopping by Paris’."
Paris eagerly awaits David Beckham's next move - France 24
"David Beckham is set to put an end to weeks of speculation in the coming days by announcing whether or not he intends to sign with French football club Paris St-Germain (PSG). Parisians are getting excited about the possible arrival of a superstar."
EU plans new consumer watchdog for disputes - BBC
"Shoppers who get into disputes with European traders should find it easier to get an out-of-court settlement in future, under new EU proposals."
Luc Besson pays homage to Burmese icon Aung San Suu Kyi - France 24
"Luc Besson talks to us about his latest film The Lady, which pays homage to Burmese opposition figure Aung San Suu Kyi."