Paris

Capital of France

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with a population of 2,148,271 residents in an area of 105 square kilometres. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science and arts. The City of Paris is the centre and seat of government of the Île-de-France, or Paris Region, which has an estimated official 2020 population of 12,278,210, or about 18 percent of the population of France. The Paris Region had a GDP of €709 billion in 2017. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit Worldwide Cost of Living Survey in 2018, Paris was the second most expensive city in the world, after Singapore, and ahead of Zürich, Hong Kong, Oslo and Geneva. Another source ranked Paris as most expensive, on a par with Singapore and Hong Kong, in 2018.

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Four weeks into a lockdown, France became the fourth country in the world to surpass 10,000 deaths: Latest...
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A small congregation of worshippers will hold a short service on Good Friday at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, a year after it was devastated by fire, but..
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A small congregation of worshippers will celebrate Good Friday mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, a year after it was devastated by fire, but attendance will..
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From Wednesday, exercise outside in the French capital is forbidden between 10:00 and 19:00.
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NEW DELHI: The psychological effects of Covid-19 are harder to fight than its physical manifestations, Dr Vivudh Pratap Singh, an interventional cardiologist who..
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PARIS (Reuters) – The total number of deaths from the coronavirus in France reached a new high on Saturday as the government included more previously..
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Two French doctors are being slammed for suggesting that vaccines for the novel coronavirus should be tested in Africa during a television broadcast. According..
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Here's the latest for Friday April 3rd: Over 6,000 Americans dead from coronavirus; Trump administration works on guidance recommending face masks in public;..
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Thirty-eight critically ill coronavirus patients will be transferred by high-speed train from the Paris area to less overwhelmed regions on Wednesday to ease..
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The spread of coronavirus has sparked widespread cancellations and postponements, including CMA Fest and Fashion Week in Paris, Milan, New York.
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Paris health officials will begin transferring 38 critical coronavirus patients by high-speed train from the Paris to regions that have been less overwhelmed to..
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The trial of 14 people accused of aiding jihadist gunmen who targeted the Charlie Hebdo newspaper and other Paris targets in January 2015 has been postponed..
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Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower was completed. (March 31)
 
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Yhombi-Opango, who was ill before contracting the virus, has died in a Paris hospital, according to his family. ......
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Abdul-Halim Khaddam, a former Syrian vice president who became a prominent opponent of President Bashar al-Assad's rule after fleeing to Paris in 2005, died on..
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Paris: The 2021 world athletics championships in Eugene, Oregon, will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics, World Athletics said. The..
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PARIS (AP) — Karim Benzema made an unflattering comment about fellow forward Olivier Giroud, comparing himself to a Formula One car and his former France..
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While most Parisians are indoors complying with a coronavirus lockdown now in its third week, Geffray Serbus and his fellow garbage collectors are out in their..
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