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#Paris

# paris - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

# paris - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction

A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.

# paris - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

US officially begins withdrawal process from 2015 Paris climate agreement

The agreement set goals of preventing another 0.5C to 1C of warming from current levels.

# paris - Friday 4 October, 2019

Investigators comb attacker's computer in bid to find motive for stabbing four colleagues

A man killed three men and a woman at police headquarters in Paris yesterday.

# paris - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Paris knife attacker identified as IT worker (45) in police intelligence department

The man killed three male officers and a female assistant.

Four officers killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters

The attacker was shot dead during the attack.

# paris - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris

More than 7,000 police officers were deployed to quell any violence.

# paris - Friday 13 September, 2019

Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute

The city has come to a standstill in parts with cars sitting bumper to bumper and cycle lanes lined with commuters.

# paris - Friday 23 August, 2019

French prosecutors open rape and child assault inquiry into Jeffrey Epstein

The probe will investigate claims Epstein and others participated in a vast child sex trafficking ring.

# paris - Saturday 17 August, 2019

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich'

The shooter is believed to still be on the run.

# paris - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Cleanup halted and schools closed amid reports of lead contamination risks at Notre Dame

A French environmental group has lodged a court case over the allegedly dangerous lead levels.

# paris - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

# paris - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From The42 'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown Heavyweights

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown

The USWNT are preparing for a World Cup quarter-final that may be one of the most anticipated women’s matches of all time.

# paris - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Philippe Zdar - one half of French dance duo Cassius - dies after accidental fall from apartment building RIP

Philippe Zdar - one half of French dance duo Cassius - dies after accidental fall from apartment building

The French producer formed the dance duo in the late 1980s.

# paris - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Priests and worshippers in hard hats attend Notre Dame's first mass since fire

Only around 10% of money pledged for the cathedral’s reconstruction has been donated so far.

# paris - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager Champion

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.

# paris - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Children and pregnant women near Notre-Dame asked to test levels of lead in their blood

The tests are being recommended ‘as a precaution’ after the fire caused lead to seep into the air.

# paris - Friday 31 May, 2019

Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The verdict was handed down today after a short trial.

French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is not present at the trial, which began earlier this week.

# paris - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From The42 Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris Hiccups

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

# paris - Monday 27 May, 2019

From The42 Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker Roland Garros

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker

The world number one is chasing his second ‘Novak Slam’.

# paris - Monday 6 May, 2019

Six Paris firemen facing charges over alleged gang rape of Norwegian student

Some of the suspects are expected to face lesser charges of failing to report a crime.

# paris - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze

A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.

From The42 IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024 Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

Scammers are calling and emailing people asking for Notre-Dame donations

The French Heritage Foundation is accepting donations only through its website; it’s so far collected €13 million.

# paris - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

France launches international contest to help design rebuild of Notre Dame Old Lady Of Paris This post contains videos

France launches international contest to help design rebuild of Notre Dame

There’s also growing unease about the vast sums pledged by donors for the rebuild.

# paris - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'

Experts have said it could take significantly longer than the French President’s timeframe.

Notre Dame fire: Investigations focus on construction work as world reacts to devastation Paris This post contains videos

Notre Dame fire: Investigations focus on construction work as world reacts to devastation

The building is said to “holding up well” despite the huge blaze.

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire

The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.

# paris - Monday 15 April, 2019

Notre Dame main structure 'saved' after blaze engulfs Paris cathedral

Video footage from the scene shows the iconic spire collapsing.

A 'terrible catastrophe': The world reacts to the burning of Notre Dame

‘I would like to express the feelings of solidarity of the Irish people with the people of France.’

# paris - Friday 12 April, 2019

France jails 'jihadist' woman (22) accused over foiled 2016 terror attack in Paris

Madani was jailed for encouraging would-be jihadists to go to Syria and participate in attacks against France.

# paris - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 'Every player has to perform at the top level. At his best, Pogba can run a game like this' Match Winner

'Every player has to perform at the top level. At his best, Pogba can run a game like this'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed the talismanic midfielder to rise to the occasion in the Champions League quarter-finals this week.

# paris - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From The42 Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris Get Well Soon

Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris

The 78-year-old was being treated for ‘a light fever’ prior to the long flight back to his home country.

# paris - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Emmanuel Macron: 'We will never abandon Ireland or the Irish people, no matter what'

Varadkar is in Paris for a meeting with Macron to discuss the latest Brexit developments.

# paris - Saturday 30 March, 2019

French yellow vests stage 20th week of protests as banks call for end for violence

The demonstrations began in November of last year.

How an internet hoax about a 'white van kidnapper' sparked violence in Paris

A court hearing referred to the incident this week as “collective hysteria”.

# paris - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Roma in France attacked over false 'white van' kidnap rumours

Police arrested 20 people following attacks on Monday night on Roma people.

# paris - Saturday 23 March, 2019

French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées

More than 100 businesses were damaged last week weekend in Paris during yellow vest riots.

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