Posts Tagged Paris

French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

A striking taxi driver holds a placard which read, "Stop Uber, Stop listening," referring to the new US spying report in France, during a taxi drivers demonstration in Paris, France, Thursday, June 25, 2015. French taxis are on strike around the country, snarling traffic in major cities and slowing access to Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport after weeks of rising and sometimes violent tensions over Uber. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.

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Art, exotic travel color menswear at Paris Fashion Week

A model wears a creation for Louis Vuitton's men Spring-Summer 2016 fashion collection presented, Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

PARIS (AP) — Art, fashion and exotic travel merged in Thursday’s energetic installment of Paris’ spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. And fashion week’s necessary dose of controversy was found in the form of an unauthorized political protest at Rick Owens.

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