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#Paris

# 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.

# paris - Monday 18 March, 2019

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

# paris - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

# paris - Friday 8 March, 2019

From The42 Man United fan stabbed in Paris taxi after Champions League win Hospitalised

Man United fan stabbed in Paris taxi after Champions League win

The man underwent surgery after the incident and the club say they are ‘shocked’ to learn the news.

# paris - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

From The42 Scotland playmaker Russell ruled out of France clash Big Loss

Scotland playmaker Russell ruled out of France clash

The Racing 92 out-half will miss Saturday’s game in Paris due to a head injury.

# paris - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris

Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.

# paris - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Two French officers sentenced to 7 years in jail for raping tourist at police headquarters

Nicolas Redouane and Antoine Quirin had denied rape, and said the sex was consensual.

# paris - Sunday 27 January, 2019

10,000 attend 'red scarf' march in Paris against 'yellow vest' violence

The crowds marched in rain from the Place de la Nation square to the Bastille monument.

Banksy tribute to Paris terror attack victims stolen from Bataclan

The work along with other similarly-themed paintings popped up in Paris last June.

# paris - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Chris Brown released without charge following Paris rape allegation

Brown was detained on potential charges of aggravated rape in the French capital yesterday.

# paris - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Fourth person confirmed dead in Paris bakery explosion after body found in rubble

Two firefighters and a Spanish tourist were also killed in the explosion yesterday.

# paris - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Colombia-themed bar in Paris where waiters wear bullet-proof vests accused of glamorising drug trade

Medellin opened last November near the Champs-Elysees.

Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery Gas Leak This post contains videos

Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery

Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle a fire at the bakery before the explosion happened.

# paris - Monday 7 January, 2019

Former pro boxer arrested after attack on police officers during Paris yellow vest protest

The ex-boxer has been identified by French media as 37-year-old Christophe Dettinger.

# paris - Saturday 5 January, 2019

France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets

Around a thousand protesters gathered on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris.

# paris - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2 evacuated after people holding 'airsoft' guns cause panic

Passengers were evacuated from Terminal 2 for around 45 minutes after the incident.

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