City councilors want the French capital to be greener and more animal-friendly. Now the first shaggy sheep are grazing in the city center, and rare birds and bats enjoy special protection.
French fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy, who famously designed Audrey Hepburn's iconic "little black dress," has died aged 91. The aristocratic designer set new standards for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s.
The new legislation would criminalize illegal border crossings but aims to cut the waiting time on asylum applications. Migrant rights groups have called for the bill to be withdrawn, labeling it "too repressive."
A playful baby panda has been the star attraction this weekend at Beauval Zoo, south of Paris. Little Yuan Meng is the first panda cub to be born in a French zoo.
"The Shape of Water" has won the Academy Award for best picture. Gary Oldman and Frances McDormand have taken home the top acting honors, and Guillermo del Toro won best director.
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