Notre-Dame, an 850-year-old Paris church, famous around the world for its artistic design, has been hit by a major fire. French President Emmanuel Macron says the church will be rebuilt.
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Star Wars fans in France got some good news recently - fighting with lightsabers has just officially become a sport in the country.
For over a week, people have been protesting in France, blocking roads while wearing yellow yellow vests. Yesterday, the protests became more violent as the group targeted the nation's capital, Paris.
For over 200 years, the world has weighed things in kilograms. And for around 130 years, the weight of a kilogram has been based on one piece of metal. That is about to change.
The leader of the French Open tennis contest has upset many people by saying that tennis star Serena Williams can't wear a special "catsuit" outfit in the contest next year.
When school starts in France in September, there will be a big change for students. They will not be allowed to have cell phones at any time during the school day.
An amusement park in France has come up with an unusual way of picking up trash. They have trained crows to pick up small pieces of litter.
The Tour de France is a very difficult bike race. It lasts over three weeks and covers 2,082 miles ( 3,351 kilometers). It ended yesterday with a new champion, Geraint Thomas.
A French museum that was meant to show the works of the painter Étienne Terrus found out recently that most of their paintings were by other people.
Two important European leaders visited President Trump at the White House this week: President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.