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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Paris

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# 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.
# Paris
Two people seriously injured in Paris knife attack outside former Charlie Hebdo office
The suspect was detained after the attack close to the Place de la Bastille square, not far from the scene.
# Irish Abroad
'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'
Simon Zebo made his return from injury last weekend as Racing secured a Champions Cup semi-final.
# France
Paris officials announce u-turn on mask-wearing requirements for cyclists and joggers
Officials in Paris had made mask-wearing outdoors a universal requirement.
# Paris
Almost 150 people arrested as rioting breaks out following Champions League final
Bayern Munich beat PSG in the Champions League final.
# Banksy
Stolen Banksy tribute to victims of 2015 Paris attack returned to France from Italy
It was found in the attic of an abandoned farmhouse in the eastern Italian region of Abruzzo last month.
# christmas in july
Shamrock Rovers linked with glamour friendly against PSG in Paris
The Hoops could take on the French champions next month.
# voltaire
Two statues relating to France's colonial era daubed in paint in Paris
Statues of Voltaire and Hubert Lyautey were daubed in red paint as part of wider protests since the George Floyd killing in the US.
# Paris
Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire
President Emmanuel Macron reiterated last month his goal of restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory by 2024.
# Felicien Kabuga
Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in Paris
Felicien Kabuga had been living in the city under an assumed name.
# behind closes doors
Horse racing has returned in France today
There is action at Longchamp on Monday, with Batwan taking the Prix de Saint-Georges.
# Out of touch
Plans for 2024 Paris Olympics 'obsolete' says IOC member
Former French sports minister Guy Drut says the Olympics need to change to become more in touch with reality.
# secret mass
Police catch Paris church holding secret Easter mass
Religious services and all gatherings have been banned in France for the past month.
# Memories
20 years on: Looking back at Brian O'Driscoll's hat-trick in Paris in 2000
The 21-year-old centre bagged three wonderful tries in Ireland’s historic 27-25 win.
# Trés Bien
When Joe Schmidt's Ireland went to Paris and won the Six Nations
We reflect on the agonisingly tense Irish victory on the final day of the 2014 championship.
Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed
The decision has been made due to fears over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
# Cesar Awards
'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director
Actor Adele Haenel led the walk-out after the 86-year-old director’s win at the César Awards.
# gare de lyon
Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence
Police on Twitter told people to avoid the area.
# Benjamin Griveaux
Russian artist defends leaking sex video that ended Paris mayoral bid of Emmanuel Macron ally
Piotr Pavlensky leaked the video as a fight against political “hypocrisy”.
# Trés Bien
Brilliant les Bleus light up Paris with Six Nations win over Eddie Jones' England
The French raced into a 17-0 half-time lead at Stade de France.
# trailing
Van Graan's Munster must find the quality to close gap on Europe's very best
‘We always want to improve our squad and our team,’ said Munster boss Johann van Graan.
# down and out
Munster's European campaign all but over as Racing finish over the top in Paris
Johann van Graan’s men were blown away in the final 10 minutes after an even contest.
# make or break
Munster fighting for European lives in monumental clash against Racing
The task is a hugely demanding one for Johann van Graan’s men.
# worries
'You have to have your internationals performing and we mightn't have'
Peter O’Mahony is expecting much better from his Munster team tomorrow after some substandard performances recently.
# Charles de Gaulle
'Child stowaway' found dead in plane's undercarriage at Paris airport
Sources close to the investigation told AFP the boy was about 10 years of age.
# Paris
Notre Dame 'not saved yet' and still in a 'state of peril' following devastating fire
A blaze in April last year destroyed the roof and toppled the spire of the medieval cathedral.
# Villejuif
Police kill man who stabbed passer-by to death in Paris park
At least two other people are reported to have been stabbed during the attack.
# Paris
Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution
The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.
# Ligue 1
Mbappe's birthday brace keeps PSG comfortably out in front
The World Cup-winning striker turned 21 yesterday.
# transport stoppages
French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.
# Paris
Danish-French actress Anna Karina has died aged 79
Karina died of cancer in a French hospital yesterday.
# gilet jaunes
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
Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction
A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.
# Climate Change
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
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.