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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Paris

All time
# on the run
French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich'
The shooter is believed to still be on the run.
# Cathedral
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.
# Record Breaking
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.
# 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.
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
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.
# 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
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
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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’.
# France
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.
# aftermath
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.
# 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.
# France
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.
# old lady of paris
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
'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.
# Paris
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.
# Paris
French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame
The restoration is expected to take a number of years.
# Jerusalem
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.
# France
Notre Dame main structure 'saved' after blaze engulfs Paris cathedral
Video footage from the scene shows the iconic spire collapsing.
# iconic
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.’
# Ines Madani
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Brexit
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.
# gilets jaunes
French yellow vests stage 20th week of protests as banks call for end for violence
The demonstrations began in November of last year.
# Roma
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
Roma in France attacked over false 'white van' kidnap rumours
Police arrested 20 people following attacks on Monday night on Roma people.
# week 19
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
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.
# gilets jaunes
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Grenade
Yellow Vest protester's hand 'blown off' during violent clashes in Paris
Witnesses said the injured man was photographing the protest.
# Paris
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.
# red scarves
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.
# Stolen
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
Chris Brown released without charge following Paris rape allegation
Brown was detained on potential charges of aggravated rape in the French capital yesterday.