A century ago, a first wave of Russian emigration took the world of culture by storm. Euronews Cult examines that amazing heritage - and the promise of the new generation.
For towns and villages across France the Tour was a liberating and invigorating experience against the sombre backdrop of the pandemic.
Rolex Perpetual Music is a concert series designed to help performers during the difficult time caused by the pandemic. Musica takes a trip to Paris' wonderful Palais Garnier to see the third and final concert in the series.
The guilty verdict in a Paris court represented a spectacular fall from grace for the 87-year-old Diack, who was the powerful head of the IAAF from 1999-2015.
57,000 art lovers attended and around 900 artists had their work displayed as the Art Paris art fair finally went ahead at the Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées after initial cancellation and an online version.
In Paris, where police used tear gas after some protesters left an authorised route, a car and rubbish bins were also set on fire.
With an unusual alternative to indoor movie theatres in the time of COVID-19, Paris Plages has this year opened with an open-air cinema set on the banks of the River Seine.
The Prado in Madrid and Palace of Versailles were able to re-open on Saturday after coronavirus lockdowns in Spain and France were loosened.
There's a slight increase in the number of commuters in both London and Paris - but a marked contrast between the use of protective masks in the two capitals. Use is mandatory in Paris and there is only limited takeup in London where wearing is merely advisory.
Some French businesses have seen a mahor upturn in customers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drugs delivery start-up Phacil has seen a six-fold increase, while plastic goods producer Tecform has reduced its range - but doubled its operations.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo wants Parisians to be allowed back into the city's parks. But France's health minister has rejected the demand.