Paris Chamber Orchestra performs from apartment balconies

Locals and passers-by in Paris’s Aligre Square are treated to a unique concert: the Paris Chamber Orchestra performing a piece inspired by the daily life of an apartment building, directly from that building’s balconies.

Lagerfeld presents haute couture Chanel show

Karl Lagerfeld presents Chanel’s Autumn/Winter 2017 haute couture collection in Paris.

Dior fetes 70th anniversary with Paris restrospective

More than 300 Dior dresses, designed from 1947 to the present day, will be on show on July 5th for six months at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris for a retrospective celebrating the couturier’s 70th anniversary.

Dior presents autumn/winter 2018 collection in Paris

Dior Artistic Director Maria Grazia Chiuri presents her latest collection in Paris, an “homage” to Christian Dior himself inspired by “a special journey inside the archives” of a brand that celebrates its 70 anniversary this year.

California invests heavily in solar energy

Since Donald Trump announced the United States is withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, California has committed to fighting global warming. The most populous state in the country has invested heavily in solar energy, where more than one million homes are equipped with solar panels.

Three baby lynx born in Paris zoo

Three Scandinavian lynxes born in a zoo in Paris in May had their first medical check up on Friday. The Scandinavian lynx – a subspecies of the European lynx – is endangered in France, with 160 individuals living in the Jura, the Alps, and the Vosges.

Trump defends withdrawal from ‘one-sided’ Paris accord

US President Donald Trump underscores his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, calling the agreement “one-sided”, as he addresses the Department of Energy.

EU braces for stormy G20, climate battle with Trump

European leaders vow to defend the landmark Paris climate pact at a G20 summit next week, setting them on collision course with US President Donald Trump at what is expected to be a stormy meeting.

Emmanuel Macron meets Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko

French President Emmanuel Macron met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Monday at the Elysée Palace in Paris, to discuss the 2015 Minsk peace agreements between Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels. IMAGES