The French city is all set to welcome more than four million visitors during its annual Festival of Lights. It was canceled last year after the Paris terror attack.
A ton of dead fish has been recovered near the German-Swiss border despite man-made 'cool pools' to prevent fish fatalities. Europe is in the throes of a heat wave that is impacting life in many different ways.
France is gearing up for the national Bastille Day holiday and the World Cup final against Croatia. Authorities said they would deploy a massive police presence to ensure "peace of mind" during the festivities.
More than 90,000 people jammed the Champs-Elysees in Paris to celebrate France's second World Cup win in 20 years. Some revelers got out of hand, broke shop windows and looted a store.
The 3-meter-high glass and metal barrier is both bulletproof and strong enough to stop a truck on a suicide mission. France remains on a state of high alert since a series of terror attacks in 2015 left hundreds dead.
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