John Leicester

With an itch to dance, Parisians defy lockdown by busting a few moves out on the streets

The itch to dance, to break out of coronavirus lockdown and bust a few moves in the fresh air, out on the street, has proved too strong for some to resist in Paris after weeks of staying home.

27 Apr 2020

Blissful ignorance? Mariners aboard ballistic submarines likely unaware of COVID-19 pandemic

Of a world in coronavirus turmoil, they may know little or nothing.

30 Mar 2020

Workers at France's Louvre Museum force shut down over fears of being infected by tourists

The spreading coronavirus epidemic shut down France's Louvre Museum on Sunday, with workers who guard its famous trove of artworks fearful of getting infected by tourists.

02 Mar 2020