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.
France has launched its first offshore turbine to curb reliance on nuclear and reach climate goals — France could become Europe's second-largest wind energy producer after Germany. But the transition brings problems.
Thousands of protesters have rallied in Paris, demanding reduced jail sentences for members of the Basque separatist group ETA. They say the government needs to make concessions if it's serious about a peace process.
The Eiffel Tower will be alive with music on Thursday as it celebrates the 300 millionth visitor to the Paris landmark since it opened in 1889.
A UK teen wrote the French president a poem about the Eiffel Tower after a trip to Paris. A lover of literature, Macron has written young Sophie a response.
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