Few landmarks in the world are as famous or instantly recognizable as the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It's hard to believe that Parisians initially derided it as hideous.
Forests are shrinking around the world, but Europe is bucking the trend, with France at the heart of this reblooming effort. A new €72-million project in Paris plans to transform the City of Light into the City of Green.
An NGO has filed a lawsuit because of health threats from toxic lead released in Notre Dame Cathedral's devastating fire. Children are especially vulnerable to health problems from lead poisoning, which can be fatal.
The iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris welcomed 1,350 children ahead of a concert and a elaborate laser show into the early hours to celebrate 130 years as the French capital's tallest building.
A French mother and her daughter developed respiratory problems while living next to Paris' infamous peripherique ring road. A court ruled that the French state was responsible for air pollution at the time.
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