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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Paris

This month
January 2023
# Paris
France prepares for 'hellish' day of protests over controversial pension reform
The changes would raise the retirement age for most people from 62 to 64 and increase the years of contributions required for a full pension.
# Paris
Knife attacker wounds six at Gare du Nord train station in Paris before being shot
The man was arrested after police opened fire and wounded him, a source said.
Last year
# Paris
Suspect charged with deadly shooting of Kurds in Paris that has sparked protests
The man who has been charged confessed to a “pathological” hatred to foreigners, according to a French prosecutor
# Terrorism
Paris shooting suspect to appear before judge
The shooting at a Kurdish cultural centre and a nearby hairdressing salon killed three and left three injured.
# Paris
Custody of Paris shooting suspect lifted for health reasons, says prosecutor
The shooting yesterday killed three people and injured three more.
# Gunman
Three dead after shooting at Kurdish centre in Paris
A 69-year-old has been arrested following a suspected racist attack in the French capital.
# Brexit
Paris overtakes London as Europe's biggest stock exchange
Brexit has “permanently damaged” the UK economy, former Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders warned.
# France
French far-right MP suspended for 15 days after racist comment
Carlos Martens Bilongo said he was ‘deeply hurt’ by the remark.
# Paris
Uproar in French parliament after MP accused of racially abusing colleague during migration debate
In French the pronouns ‘he’ and ‘they’ are pronounced the same, suggesting that de Fournas might have been targeting Bilongo directly
# cost of living crisis
Protesters march in Paris to demonstrate against cost-of-living crisis
Marchers took to the streets to demand better pay and windfall taxes on energy companies.
# Centre of attention
'He's still finding his feet' - Munster backing Fekitoa to show more
Munster attack coach Mike Prendergast believes they’re on the right path.
# Controversy
Liverpool fans to sue Uefa over Champions League fiasco
A French Senate inquiry contradicted initial assertions by the organisation.
# 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.
# Paris
Police kill knife-wielding homeless man at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport
The incident occurred early this morning.
# Climbdown
French interior minister apologises to Liverpool fans for ‘bad management’ in Paris
The Champions League final was marred by incidents before the match.
# Chaos
French government report into Paris chaos highlights ‘multiple failures’
The report blamed failures in crowd management and communication.
# November 2015
Prosecutors request life sentence for main Paris attack suspect
The request for no chance of parole is rare in France, where prisoners on life sentences are often released after 20 to 25 years.
# Travel
Ryanair announce seven new routes as part of winter schedule
Shannon Airport also announced that it will begin a twice weekly flight to Paris from September.
# Fallout
Liverpool fans ‘mistreated and wronged’ in ‘scary’ Champions League final, MPs told
Labour’s shadow culture secretary Lucy Powell has demanded further pressure be put on Uefa.
# Roland Garros
Gauff says no more 'freak-outs' at French Open
The 18-year-old made the last-eight in Paris for the second successive year on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory.
# Paris
Uefa accused of discrimination over wheelchair spots at Champions League final
The lack of provision for disabled fans has been criticised by the Liverpool Disabled Supporters Association.
# Tennis
Medvedev cruises at French Open as Paris struggles to escape Wimbledon shadow
Medvedev routed Argentina’s 103rd-ranked Facundo Bagnis today.
# paris attacks
Belgium trial starts for alleged Paris attack accomplices
The 14 accused are suspected of transporting, housing or financially helping some of the perpetrators of the 2015 Paris attacks.
# Salah Abdeslam
Main Paris attacks suspect apologises to 'all victims' of 2015 atrocity
The apology marked a dramatic end to three days of testimony by Salah Abdeslam.
# Support
'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton
Ireland notched a bonus-point win to secure the Triple Crown in Dublin.
# Jean-Luc Brunel
Close associate of Jeffrey Epstein found dead in French prison
Jean-Luc Brunel, in his mid-70s, had been charged with the rape of minors and held in prison since December 2020.
# Jouez
France are favourites but Ireland bring momentum even without their key man
Andy Farrell’s side have a huge challenge ahead of them at Stade de France.
# Allez les Verts
Sexton still has presence in Paris as Ireland get set for 'Fight Club'
Ireland feel better prepared to take on France in Paris than the last time they visited in 2020.
# 10
'I'm excited to see Joey just being himself. He's one hell of a player'
The 26-year-old will make his first Six Nations start for Ireland tomorrow.
# Podcast
Rugby Weekly: Sexton bombshell, Carbery's chance, and the view from France
The Munster man will wear Ireland’s number 10 shirt on Saturday.
# huge blow
Johnny Sexton ruled out of Ireland's trip to Paris as Carbery starts at 10
The Ireland captain suffered a hamstring injury in training yesterday.
# France
Last remaining assailant suspect in 2015 Paris attacks tells court he backed out of the plan
Salah Abdeslam, 32, took the stand for the first time today in the trial over the massacres.
# Showdown
Dupont: 'Ireland are surely the favourites for the championship'
The French got their campaign up and running with a bonus-point win over Italy today.
# Paris
France lifts most Covid restrictions but keeps vaccination certs
The country has loosened several of the restrictions imposed to curb the latest surge.
# ukraine tensions
US offers no concessions in response to Russian demands over Ukraine
But Antony Blinken said the written response also contains “serious” offers for a diplomatic path to de-escalate soaring tensions.
All time
# Jamal Khashoggi
Suspect in killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi arrested in France
French radio RTL said the Saudi suspect was arrested at Charles de Galle airport near Paris as he was trying to board a flight to Riyadh.
# Artefacts
France prepares to return Benin treasures
The decision could have potential ramifications across European museums.
# la grele
Policeman's suicide ends 35-year French serial killer mystery
The man, nicknamed ‘Le Grele’ (‘pockmarked’), had been wanted by police since the 1980s.
# paris attacks
'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony
300 survivors as well as family members of the victims of the attacks are to take the stand over the coming weeks.
# France
Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating of protesters
The French president was forced to fire Alexandre Benalla after a video emerged showing him striking a young man and grabbing a young woman by the neck.