A stretch of the shore of the Seine in Paris was made permanently car-free about a year ago. Since then, Parisians and tourists use it to stroll, jog, and dance. In the evening, it's one big party.
A French policewoman has gone missing in the Seine river in the heart of Paris following a diving exercise. Adverse weather conditions have hampered the search.
Where once more than 40,000 cars sped through Paris every day, people are now able to stroll and families can pick-nick here where traffic has been banned along a stretch of the right bank of the Seine river.
Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has said the city will open a transit camp solely for men, initially housing 400 refugees. She said a second camp for women and children would be opened before the end of the year.
The Paris Council has approved a plan to ban cars on a long stretch of highway along the River Seine. The proposal has divided opinion in the city.
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