Around 30 protestors clash with riot police at the Gare de Lyon in Paris.
The Cuban embassy in Paris, France, is attacked with three molotovs, resulting in a fire outside the building but without causing any injuries. The identities of the perpetrators of the attack are unknown.
The Île-de-France region, which includes Paris, suffers a record traffic jam of a cumulative 706 km in the early evening as people attempted to leave the region or elsewhere before the second lockdown begins.
Judicial authorities in Belgium and France announce the arrest of 26 suspects, followed 16 simultaneous early morning raids on 26 May in Brussels and Paris, which targeted the “notably suspected” organization believed to be responsible for the tragedy in the U.K.
A court in Paris finds International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence in a 404 million euro "misuse of public funds" case. The court ruled that Lagarde won't be fined, won't serve any jail time, or receive a criminal record. The IMF Executive Board "looks forward to continuing to work with" her.
French police release seven of the eight people arrested during Wednesday's raid of a flat where the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks was hiding. The man who said he was in charge of the property is still being held.
France's interior minister Manuel Valls is embroiled in controversy amid reports he ordered police to clear his Paris neighbourhood of homeless so his wife could go about her shopping "in peace". [https:--ottawacitizen.com-news-French+minister+shoos+away+homeless+wife+shop+peace-7442824-story.html ("Ottawa Citizen")]date=August 2019