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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Paris

Last year
# 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.
# France
Debunked: Photo shows World Cup celebrations, not an anti-vaccine pass protest in Paris
Social media posts have falsely described a photo from France in 2018 as a recent anti-restrictions protest.
# France
French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris
French legislators have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of 9 August.
# Lead Pollution
Paris officials accused of failing to protect locals' health after Notre Dame fire
A legal complaint alleges that authorities endangered lives by failing to react to the risk of lead poisoning.
# International Workers' Day
Thousands gather in European cities to mark May Day for the first time since the pandemic began
Police in Paris fired tear gas at protestors after scuffles broke out.
# terror probe
Three arrested after police worker stabbed to death near Paris
President Emmanuel Macron said France would never give in to “Islamist terrorism” after the attack.
# Fatality
One dead, one injured in Paris hospital shooting
One person has died and another is injured.
# French Police
French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant
Participants were shown enjoying caviar and champagne at the event costing €220 per person.
# Cycling
Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win
Ireland’s Sam Bennett came to a standstill on the final climb.
# Cycling
Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener
It was a fourth stage win on this race for Bennett.
# Paris
30-year jail terms for suspected accomplices of terrorists in 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks
Terrorists killed 17 people during the attacks on the offices of a magazine and a Jewish supermarket.
# big ask
Racing strong favourites but Friend wants 'the might of Connacht' to test them
The westerners are underdogs today in Paris as their Champions Cup campaign gets underway.
Connacht's crew of Ireland internationals available for massive test in Paris
Bundee Aki, Kieran Marmion, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham, Quinn Roux, and Ultan Dillane are all set to play.
# Terror Crimes
France charges suspect in deadly 1982 Paris attack
The suspect was charged with murder and attempted murder by a Paris magistrate specialising in terror crimes.
# Brexit
‘Good chance’ of Brexit trade deal in coming days, Coveney says
Simon Coveney met European leaders in Paris today.
# Paris
Four French police officers charged after beating of black music producer
Michel Zecler was repeatedly beaten by three officers for several minutes.
# France
Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.
# Paris
Protests over new security law planned across France
Dozens of rallies are taking place against a controversial Bill which would restrict sharing images of police.
# Paris
Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
The trial will resume on Thursday.
# Paris
Ex-US soldier who foiled Paris train attack hospitalised ahead of trial appearance
Spencer Stone (28) was hospitalised as he arrived in Paris yesterday.
# France
Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases
France is currently in a partial lockdown to try and reduce Covid-19 numbers.
# Next Job
Connors keen to get Autumn Nations Cup going as Ireland take lessons from Paris
The 24-year-old openside flanker is eager to add to his first two Test caps.
# Captain
'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton
The Ireland skipper bemoaned his side’s inability to be clinical with their chances at Stade de France.
# decisions
'I back the players to feel what's right' - Farrell critical of Ireland's execution
The Ireland head coach was frustrated with his team’s inability to convert visits to the French 22 into points.
# Second best
Ireland come up short in Paris as England crowned Six Nations champions
Andy Farrell’s men made errors but France were superb in a bonus-point win.
# Terror Attack
'We will not give up our values': Macron vows defiance after knife attack in church kills three people
Emmanuel Macron said his country would stand firm against religious extremists.
# Selection
Farrell seems likely to stick with settled Ireland team for trip to Paris
There were lots of good performances in the 50-17 win over Italy on Saturday.
# Title Hunt
Ireland face daunting task in Paris as Six Nations heads for Super Saturday finale
Andy Farrell’s men know that a bonus-point win could secure them the title but France are far from pushovers.
# samuel paty
Teacher murdered by radical Islamists in Paris to be honoured as seven due in court over killing
“Our fellow citizens expect actions,” French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday.
# samuel paty
Four children held by French police on suspicion of helping identify teacher who was beheaded
Samuel Paty was killed on Friday in an attack that has drawn parallels with the 2015 Charlie Hebdo massacre.
# Paris
Suspect in French beheading horror was Chechen teenager
The suspected attacker was shot and killed after a history teacher died in a Paris suburb.
# France
History teacher decapitated in France in 'abominable' terrorist-linked assault
The attack happened at around 4pm Irish time near a school in Conflans Saint-Honorine.
# alarming surge
French cities get set for night-time curfew from this evening after 30,000 new cases confirmed yesterday
The new night-time restrictions come into force for the first time at midnight tonight in Paris and eight other major cities.
# Dispute
Google must negotiate with media groups over paying for online news, Paris court rules
The ruling came as the US firm announced it was close to a deal on compensating French media groups.
# terror investigation
Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo, says official
Two people were wounded in yesterday’s attack, and two suspects were arrested.