Local and international soccer fans visiting France are in a festive mood despite security concerns. The fan zone at the Eiffel tower is fenced off and 10,000 police officers are on duty in Paris.
Workers were getting started Monday on preparations for a new glass wall and fence meant to protect the Eiffel Tower in Paris from terrorist attacks.
French authorities are searching for a man suspected of attacking two women with a hammer in a public park of Chalon-sur-Saone. In a separate incident, police arrested a person suspected of stabbing a soldier in Paris.
French prosecutors have launched a terror investigation into the knife-wielding teenager who tried to breach security at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The 19-year-old French national was a patient at a mental hospital.
The protesters oppose sweeping changes to France's labor code, which make it easier to lay off workers. But Macron defends his reforms, saying the're needed to bring down France's stubbornly high unemploment rate.
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