Google plans to expand its Paris office, doubling its office space to 20,000 square metres, reports Les Echos quoting Sebastien Missoffe, who has been at the head of the company's French subsidiary since April, according Telecompaper. The plan, to be achieved by end-2018, will go hand in hand with an increase in the workforce from 700 to 1,000 employees. The new recruits will mainly be engineers, said Missoffe.