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Thousands peacefully protest French IVF law, avoiding repeat of 2013 violence

07 Oct 2019

PARIS An estimated 42,000 protesters took to the streets of Paris on Sunday, peacefully demonstrating against a draft law allowing lesbians and single women to conceive children with medical assistance, police said.

Bike-share schemes battle for Paris turf, but it's not all free-wheeling

10 Jul 2018

PARIS Grabbing a bicycle from a docking station and riding the streets of Paris used to be one of the city's many charms, but the once-loved Velib system has fallen into disarray and some new dockless bike-share schemes are struggling to survive.

As numbers fall, Paris seeks UNESCO help for classic bistros

22 Jun 2018

PARIS It might seem like there are two on every corner in Paris, but old-style bistros and street cafes are dying out to such an extent that a movement has started to try to protect them. | Video

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