More than 900 students protested against police brutality in the French capital. They also set some bins on fire. A black man was violently arrested and severely injured in early February, which led to the protests.
Marking one year since the president's inauguration, the far-left France Insoumise (France Unbowed) called for rallies in Paris, Toulouse and Bordeaux to protest reforms. A carnival atmosphere dominated the events.
French President Emmanuel Macron has fired his security aide Alexandre Benalla for beating a protester and impersonating a police officer. Macron faces fierce criticism for failing to respond to the incident sooner.
Experts already believed the mysterious British street artist was the author of a new trail of graffiti in Paris. Banksy has confirmed that was the case by posting the works on Instagram.
Some people in France hope the outrage over the killing of 85-year-old Mireille Knoll may turn the tide against an upsurge in anti-Semitism in the country. Others are not so sure. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
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