A two-cornered military dress hat thought to have been worn by Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo went for €350,000 ($406,000) at auction on Monday, the latest sale to highlight the endless fascination for all things associated with the emperor.
The EU's second highest court on Tuesday upheld a decision by the European Parliament to recover 300,000 euros ($347,550.00) from far-right politician and former French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
On Monday, as the final-year baccalaureate exam kicks off in France, thousands of students poured into schools throughout the country to sit one of the most demanding – and perhaps dreaded – exams of all: philosophy.
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to Paris Friday amid a row over the migrant crisis. In remarks following the talks, Macron called for greater solidarity and "profound reforms" of EU asylum rules.