Paris `wee-wee ladies` lose right to urgent hearing on dismissal

A Paris tribunal on Tuesday rejected an urgent appeal from six toilet attendants known as "wee-wee ladies" who say they were unfairly fired by managers transforming their workplaces into trendy "boutique restrooms".

Paris to break hearts with removal of a million 'love locks'

Too much love can be a bad thing: Paris city officials, exasperated with lovers sealing their passion by clipping padlocks all over the city, are set to remove 45 tonnes of the locks next week.

Daisies sprout in King Richard I`s heart: Study

King Richard I is the 12th-century warrior whose bravery during the Third Crusade gained him the moniker Lionheart.