French mayor, minister meet with firemen at deadly Paris blaze

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo meet with firefighters outside an apartment block in the capital’s western 16th arrondissement, where a deadly fire erupted, killing eight people and wounding one more, a fire believed to have been caused by an arsonist. IMAGES

Roland Garros legend Nadal honoured by Paris Mayor

When Rafael Nadal broke down in tears on the Roland Garros podium on Sunday as 15,000 people, plus a smattering of Hollywood heavyweights, stood and honoured his staggering 11th French Open triumph, it was enough to make his desperate rivals weep. A day after his 86th victory on the clay court, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo welcomes the Spanish superstar to Paris’ city hall. IMAGES

Paris Mayor visits Vélib factory

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo visits the Arcade Cycles factory charged with building electric Vélib bicycles for the city’s bike-sharing service.

US climate activists will “pick up” Trump’s slack:Schwarzenegger

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger downplayed the US withdrawal from the climate accord on Monday, claiming “Donald Trump pulled Donald Trump out of the Paris agreement,” and promising those on the subnational level would “pick up the slack”. Schwarzenegger, founder of the environmental NGO R20, was meeting with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on the eve of the One Planet Summit against global warming.

Schwarzenegger arrives on Vélib’ city bike to meet Paris mayor

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived for a meeting with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on a Vélib city bike. The two were set to unveil a study regarding the number of lives saved by city and regional air quality policies. IMAGES

Paris’s Champs-Elysées light up for Christmas

Lily-Rose Depp and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo turned on the Christmas lights on the Champs-Elysées on Wednesday. IMAGES

Macron at Bataclan nightclub for homage to Paris attack victims

French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo attend a ceremony honoring victims at the Bataclan nightclub, the last in a series of visits to attack sites as France marks two years since Islamic State jihadists killed 130 people in and around the capital. IMAGESCOMPLETES PREVIOUS SENDS VID1104043_EN, VID1104054_EN, VID1104059_EN, AND VID1104082_EN

Macron, Hidalgo pay homage to Paris terror attack victims (2)

French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo pay homage to victims at the La Bonne Bière bar, site of one of the attacks by Islamic State jihadists that killed 130 people in and around the capital two years ago. IMAGESCOMPLETES PREVIOUS SEND VID1104043_EN

Macron, Hidalgo pay homage to Paris terror attack victims

French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo participate in a ceremony honoring victims at the Le Carillon bar and the Petit Cambodge restaurant as France marks two years since Islamic State jihadists killed 130 people in a series of attacks in and around the capital. IMAGES

Paris mayor lays bouquet for Diana at crash site

Fans and friends of Diana, princess of Wales mark the 20th anniversary of her death, with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo laying a large bouquet of white flowers at a makeshift memorial near the scene of her fatal car crash. IMAGES