Monday March 18th
French President Emmanuel Macron received 60 intellectuals at the Elysee Palace on Monday morning in order to discuss the 'yellow vest' crisis.
The meeting comes after violence unexpectedly flared at Saturday's protests, with 80 shops and businesses hit on the Champs-Elysées avenue.
French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who received a six-month suspended jail sentence for failing to report sex abuse by a priest under his authority, met Pope Francis at the Vatican today to tender his resignation.
The pontiff will decide within weeks whether to accept his resignation.
Monday marks the beginning of France's week to combat racism and anti-Semitism, with around 500 events set to take place across the country.
Tuesday March 19th
Several unions have called for a day of strikes and protests on Tuesday, with workers in both the private and public sectors expected to take part.
Judges will deliberate on the verdict in the trial of Nick Conrad, a little-known French rapper who caused a furore in France with a music video called “Hang White People”.
The charge against him, of inciting deadly violence, carries a maximum five-year prison sentence and a fine of €45,000 (39,000 dollars).
Wednesday March 20th
The big event on Wednesday could be in London rather than Paris.
It is widely believed that PM Theresa May will put her Withdrawal Deal to a third and final vote in the House of Commons in the hope that MPs finally give their backing.
However May will only hold the vote if she believes she can win, which would require a lot of MPs to change their minds given that she lost by 149 votes in the 2nd Commons vote on her deal.
Wednesday also marks International French Language Day.
Thursday March 21st
Macron will be in Brussels on Thursday for what will probably be the last European summit with Britain present.
Thursday marks the beginning of the design biennial in Saint Etienne in east-central France. There is a full programme of design-related events lasting right up until April 22nd.
Friday March 22nd
Again, this event might not be taking place in France but it will affect many people who live here.
On Saturday, a march for a second Brexit referendum is being held in London.
Saturday also marks one year since the terrorist attack in Trebes near Carcassonne in southern France, with the town holding a day of tribute for the victims.
Sunday March 24th