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Global Climate Strike protestors are seen at a rally in Brisbane on September 20, 2019 in Brisbane, Australia

Photos show huge climate-change protests around the world, which have spread across continents as millions strike to demand action

Millions are expected to leave school and work on Friday, starting a week of protests demanding international action to fight climate change.
The steeple and spire of the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

Toxic fallout from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire may have exposed 6,000 children to unsafe levels of lead

In April, Notre Dame caught fire. The blaze spread unsafe levels of lead dust across central Paris, and French authorities haven't alerted the public.
Princess Hassa is the sister of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Saudi crown prince’s sister found guilty of making bodyguard beat up and humiliate a craftsman who was renovating her Paris apartment

Plumber Ashraf Eid claimed Rani Saidi held him at gunpoint during the September 2016 saga, saying: "Kiss the princess's feet or risk further assault."
A rendering of the pop-up worship center in front of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame’s destructive fire left visitors without a place to worship. A pop-up center made of charred timber could offer a temporary fix.

The temporary worship center would be made of charred timber, a material with fire-resistant properties.
Rooms in SoHo's Arlo Hotel are half the size of a standard hotel room.

Microhotels are popping up in major cities around the world, and some ‘rooms’ are as small as 30 square feet

Microhotels are popping up in cities like NYC, London, and Paris. Rooms are about half the size of a traditional hotel room — or less.
People cool off in and around a large water pool at Trocadero, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower on July 25, 2019 in Paris, France. The temperature got to 42 Celsius, or 107 fahrenheit, a high for the year and for a long time in Paris.

Paris just recorded its hottest temperature in history as a blistering heat wave sweeps across Europe

Paris recorded an all-time high temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius (108.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on Thursday.
The Elysee Palace courtyard.

Inside France’s Élysée Palace, the French presidential residence that’s larger than the White House and the Palace of Versailles...

See inside the massive historic landmark that isn't as easily accessible for the public as the nearby Eiffel Tower or Arc de Triomphe.
The Elysee Palace courtyard.

Inside France’s Élysée Palace, the French presidential residence that’s larger than the White House and the Palace of Versailles...

See inside the massive historic landmark that isn't as easily accessible for the public as the nearby Eiffel Tower or Arc de Triomphe.
The steeple and spire of the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

A new account sheds light on mistakes made in finding the Notre Dame fire that meant it was already burning out of control when it was finally discove...

The fire that gutted the Notre Dame Cathedral was raging out of control and threatened the structure of the building by the time staff noticed it.
Parisians and tourists, adults and children alike, bathe in bathing suits or underwear in the large pool of the Trocadero fountain overlooking the Eiffel Tower and play under the huge jet of water to cool down and avoid suffering from the intense heat as Paris and the whole of France enters its third day of heatwave on Wednesday 26 June 2019 and as the temperature has exceeded 35°C in Paris.

It’s so hot in Paris that the city is restricting the types of cars allowed on the road

Cars with the worst efficiency ratings will now be banned from the nation's capital amid fears of increased air pollution due to extreme heat.