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# eiffel-tower - Monday 20 May, 2019

Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation
# France
# France

Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation

Updated May 20th 2019, 5:16 PM 34,757 Views 16 Comments

The Parisian landmark was put on lockdown this afternoon.

# eiffel-tower - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend

Dec 6th 2018, 10:26 PM 17,332 Views 44 Comments

The protests have escalated into the biggest crisis of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.

# eiffel-tower - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan
# Quel Dommage
# Quel Dommage

Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan

Aug 1st 2018, 9:15 PM 17,555 Views 12 Comments

Some 300 employees have complained that the new ticket plan is responsible for inordinately long queues.

# eiffel-tower - Friday 15 June, 2018

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Jun 15th 2018, 10:12 PM 29,331 Views 63 Comments

Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.

# eiffel-tower - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower

Aug 6th 2017, 11:09 AM 12,090 Views 26 Comments

The Paris landmark was evacuated as a precaution.

# eiffel-tower - Thursday 9 February, 2017

The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat
# Build That Wall
# Build That Wall

The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat

Feb 9th 2017, 8:58 PM 19,277 Views 50 Comments

The wall, which will cover two sides of the tower, is to be made from bulletproof glass.

# eiffel-tower - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower
# Sacre Bleu
From The Daily Edge
# Sacre Bleu

Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower

Oct 30th 2016, 11:30 AM 9,663 Views 4 Comments

Because running a marathon isn’t hard enough, eh?

# eiffel-tower - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Woman allegedly gang-raped near Eiffel Tower after arranging date with man on Facebook
# Paris
# Paris

Woman allegedly gang-raped near Eiffel Tower after arranging date with man on Facebook

Sep 17th 2016, 10:47 AM 43,095 Views 161 Comments

Three men have been jailed.

# eiffel-tower - Monday 11 July, 2016

Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night
# Disruption
# Disruption

Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night

Jul 11th 2016, 8:20 AM 40,782 Views 32 Comments

Around 40 people were arrested after clashes with police during the final last night.

# eiffel-tower - Friday 22 May, 2015

The Eiffel Tower has been shut down because of pickpockets
# Walk Out
# Walk Out

The Eiffel Tower has been shut down because of pickpockets

May 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 23,408 Views 34 Comments

Staff have staged a walk-out.

# eiffel-tower - Monday 6 October, 2014

This is the Eiffel Tower's brand new vertigo-inducing glass floor
# Place Called Vertigo
From The Daily Edge
# Place Called Vertigo

This is the Eiffel Tower's brand new vertigo-inducing glass floor

Oct 6th 2014, 10:11 PM 5,810 Views 2 Comments

The new floor was installed as part of a €30 million renovation of the popular attraction.

# eiffel-tower - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower
# Sightseeing
From The42
# Sightseeing

Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower

Jul 29th 2014, 4:34 PM 3,152 Views 0 Comments

When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.

# eiffel-tower - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign
# Sacre Bleu
From The Daily Edge
# Sacre Bleu

Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign

Mar 15th 2014, 5:24 PM 23,781 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s call.

# eiffel-tower - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Greenpeace activist suspends from Eiffel Tower in protest
# Arctic 30
# Arctic 30

Greenpeace activist suspends from Eiffel Tower in protest

Oct 26th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,866 Views 18 Comments

The stunt was to highlight the ongoing detention in Russia of Greenpeace activists.

# eiffel-tower - Friday 16 August, 2013

Beach View: Google is collecting images of over 800 miles of Florida beachfront
# Google Street View
# Google Street View

Beach View: Google is collecting images of over 800 miles of Florida beachfront

Aug 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,941 Views 11 Comments

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.

# eiffel-tower - Friday 9 August, 2013

Eiffel Tower reopened after bomb threat
# Deemed Safe
# Deemed Safe

Eiffel Tower reopened after bomb threat

Aug 9th 2013, 3:54 PM 7,373 Views 23 Comments

The 124 year old structure was evacuated just after midday due to a bomb threat.

# eiffel-tower - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Lazy parenting, optimum charging and your next Netflix binge
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Lazy parenting, optimum charging and your next Netflix binge

Jul 21st 2013, 11:00 AM 11,281 Views 27 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# eiffel-tower - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Eiffel Tower remains closed for a second day due to strike
# Closed
# Closed

Eiffel Tower remains closed for a second day due to strike

Jun 26th 2013, 2:49 PM 4,416 Views 8 Comments

An average of 25,000 visitors climb up the Eiffel Tower every day, but it remains closed for business today.

# eiffel-tower - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012
# Instagrammed
# Instagrammed

Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012

Dec 30th 2012, 8:45 AM 11,898 Views 5 Comments

All is not as it seems, however.

# eiffel-tower - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Photos: The monuments that pay their own way
# Monumental
# Monumental

Photos: The monuments that pay their own way

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:03 PM 8,998 Views 20 Comments

A new survey has listed the most valuable monuments in Europe. So which one towered above all the rest?

# eiffel-tower - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Will the Eiffel Tower be turned into a 'giant tree'?
# Eiffel Flower?
From The Daily Edge
# Eiffel Flower?

Will the Eiffel Tower be turned into a 'giant tree'?

Dec 1st 2011, 11:38 AM 3,333 Views 11 Comments

A new scheme could see 600,000 plants dominating the Parisian skyline…

# eiffel-tower - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

France celebrates Bastille Day amid controversy
# Bastille Day Dispute
From The Daily Edge
# Bastille Day Dispute

France celebrates Bastille Day amid controversy

Jul 14th 2010, 5:24 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

Human rights groups blast the French government as people celebrate on the streets of Paris.