Girl, 8, killed as car plows into French pizzeria

French police say an eight-year-old girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris. An official with the national gendarme service said the driver was arrested soon after the incident Monday night in…

http://nationalpost.com/news/world/police-girl-8-killed-as-car-plows-into-french-pizzeria/wcm/acabbe3e-daa8-4320-b0f0-f4e157d2d762

The Latest: Officials: Car drove into patrons intentionally

PARIS — The Latest on the car that drove into the sidewalk outside a pizza restaurant in France (all times local): 10:11 p.m. French officials say the driver who steered into patrons of a pizza restaurant east of Paris clearly acted intentionally, but they have no reason so far to suspect a terrorist motive. A…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/the-latest-officials-car-drove-into-patrons-intentionally/wcm/0cb488bb-6a68-4b42-aff1-ab3b56511628

8-Year-Old Girl Dead, 5 Injured After Car Drives Into Pizzeria Near Paris

The driver was arrested after the incident

http://time.com/4900452/paris-pizza-restaurant-car-crash/

Paris open to esports on 2024 Olympic program

The Asian Games have already embraced esports.

http://olympics.nbcsports.com/2017/08/08/esports-olympics-paris-2024/

Paris open to esports on 2024 Olympic program

The Asian Games have already embraced esports.

http://olympics.nbcsports.com/2017/08/08/esports-olympics-paris-2024/

High-profile or invisible? Being first spouse isn’t easy

PARIS — A hullabaloo over the new French president’s desire to formalize the role of France’s first lady is a reminder that being married to a world leader isn’t for timid types. Below, read how some countries approach the issue — and how some first spouses have broken the shackles of protocol or retreated to…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/high-profile-or-invisible-being-first-spouse-isnt-easy/wcm/98d03d70-e053-4a26-a30a-c458278d9b94

French president Macron wants to give a role to his wife

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron wants to formalize the role of the president’s wife amid controversy over the cost and status of the first lady. The president’s office is preparing a formal communication in coming days, Brigitte Macron’s office said Tuesday. During his presidential campaign, Macron promised more “transparency” on the issue. France’s first…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/french-president-macron-wants-to-give-a-role-to-his-wife/wcm/75c5dd09-9461-44d6-b71e-834a5fb8b3f0