France's SNCF inaugurates the LGV Est route between Paris and Strasbourg.
The V150, a modified TGV train, breaks the land speed record for railed vehicles on the new Paris-Strasbourg LGV Est line with 574.8 km-h (357.2 mph).
Nationwide protests organised by the French Confédération Générale du Travail union attract over 18,000 people in Paris, including many supporters of the Yellow vest movement.
A fire in an apartment block in Paris, France, kills ten and leaves over 30 wounded. The incident is being treated as possible arson. A woman was arrested on suspicion of setting the fire.
A large explosion caused by a suspected gas leak destroys a bakery in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, France. Four people are killed, and 40 others are injured.
A Polish national who was wounded during a terrorist attack in Strasbourg, France, dies of his injuries, raising the death toll to five.