How is it to have a home with a view of one of the world's most famous landmarks? English photographer Jasper White wanted to find out. He made portraits of people in apartments with a view of Paris's Eiffel Tower.
Part of the staircase connecting the 2nd and 3rd floors of France's skyline landmark has reached three times the predicted price in a Paris auction. Other parts of the massive iron stairs are scattered across the world.
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.
The Eiffel Tower - closed to visitors since Wednesday afternoon - is to reopen on Friday after workers went on strike over unacceptably long queues at the Paris landmark.
The French president has announced a funding campaign to rebuild Notre Dame after it was partially gutted in a fire. A crane and a delivery of timber have already arrived, with a view to starting the restoration quickly.
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