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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Eiffel Tower

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# City of Lights
Eiffel Tower lights to turn off earlier at night as Paris scales back on energy
The iconic landmark will now go dark at 11.45pm instead of 1:00am.
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# France
Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation
The Parisian landmark was put on lockdown this afternoon.
# gilets jaunes
Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend
The protests have escalated into the biggest crisis of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.
# quel dommage
Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan
Some 300 employees have complained that the new ticket plan is responsible for inordinately long queues.
# Terrorism
Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower
Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.
# Evacuation
Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower
The Paris landmark was evacuated as a precaution.
# build that wall
The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat
The wall, which will cover two sides of the tower, is to be made from bulletproof glass.
# Sacre Bleu
Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower
Because running a marathon isn’t hard enough, eh?
# Paris
Woman allegedly gang-raped near Eiffel Tower after arranging date with man on Facebook
Three men have been jailed.
# Disruption
Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night
Around 40 people were arrested after clashes with police during the final last night.
# walk out
The Eiffel Tower has been shut down because of pickpockets
Staff have staged a walk-out.
# place called vertigo
This is the Eiffel Tower's brand new vertigo-inducing glass floor
The new floor was installed as part of a €30 million renovation of the popular attraction.
# sightseeing
Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower
When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.
# Sacre Bleu
Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign
Ireland’s call.
# arctic 30
Greenpeace activist suspends from Eiffel Tower in protest
The stunt was to highlight the ongoing detention in Russia of Greenpeace activists.
# Google Street View
Beach View: Google is collecting images of over 800 miles of Florida beachfront
Google and the Visit Florida tourist board are mapping over 800 miles of Florida beach front in the same way as Google’s Street View project.
# deemed safe
Eiffel Tower reopened after bomb threat
The 124 year old structure was evacuated just after midday due to a bomb threat.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Lazy parenting, optimum charging and your next Netflix binge
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Closed
Eiffel Tower remains closed for a second day due to strike
An average of 25,000 visitors climb up the Eiffel Tower every day, but it remains closed for business today.
# instagrammed
Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012
All is not as it seems, however.
# monumental
Photos: The monuments that pay their own way
A new survey has listed the most valuable monuments in Europe. So which one towered above all the rest?
# Eiffel Flower?
Will the Eiffel Tower be turned into a 'giant tree'?
A new scheme could see 600,000 plants dominating the Parisian skyline…
# Bastille Day Dispute
France celebrates Bastille Day amid controversy
Human rights groups blast the French government as people celebrate on the streets of Paris.