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# paris - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

From The42 Fleetwood gets Guardiola support before Ryder Cup - 'He's somebody that's great to know' Pep Talk

Fleetwood gets Guardiola support before Ryder Cup - 'He's somebody that's great to know'

Tommy Fleetwood will play in the Ryder Cup for the first time this week.

# paris - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

# paris - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris

Hundreds of sex workers and activists marched in Paris in memory of Vanesa Campos last week

# paris - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Islamic State claims responsibility after knifeman kills mother and sister near Paris

The man was was “neutralised” by police.

# paris - Friday 17 August, 2018

A French chef with 21 Michelin stars is battling his eviction from the Eiffel Tower

Alain Ducasse has run the restaurant in the tower for a decade.

# paris - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Brawl between French rappers delays flights at Paris airport

Booba and Kaaris were held for questioning after the fight, which forced officials at Orly airport to shut down a departures hall.

Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan

Some 300 employees have complained that the new ticket plan is responsible for inordinately long queues.

# paris - Friday 27 July, 2018

Cleaner charged after allegations she tried to poison two babies at French creche

The 53-year-old has been accused of putting tranquilisers in their bottles.

# paris - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

# paris - Monday 16 July, 2018

From The42 Pogba serenades Kanté after 500,000 welcome victorious French team on Champs-Elysees Deux Etoiles

Pogba serenades Kanté after 500,000 welcome victorious French team on Champs-Elysees

Flyovers, presidential welcomes and raucous fans amounted to a hero’s welcome for Les Bleus.

# paris - Monday 2 July, 2018

Nearly 3,000 officers mobilised for manhunt after notorious criminal escapes Paris prison

With the help of accomplices, Redoine Faid made a daring escape from jail yesterday.

# paris - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter

It was the second time Faid has pulled off a spectacular jailbreak – in 2013, he blasted his way out of a prison using dynamite.

Hundreds of nudists to descend on Paris for a spot of trampolining today

“It’s great. We no longer have to do this secretly or be clandestine anymore,” one of the nudists said.

# paris - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers

A Ryanair spokesperson said that three passengers became “disruptive” during the flight.

# paris - Friday 15 June, 2018

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.

# paris - Monday 11 June, 2018

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings

The website was set up after a daycare centre’s playground was found to be infested with rats.

# paris - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship Viral Hero This post contains videos

Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship

Mamoudou Gassama has become a worldwide name after his feat of bravery.

# paris - Monday 28 May, 2018

'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship Spiderman This post contains videos

'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship

Mamoudou Gassama (22) met with President Macron at the Presidential Palace where he was given a medal for bravery.

# paris - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.

# paris - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house.

# paris - Monday 7 May, 2018

Art gallery in Paris lets patrons in nude

“Naturism” in the French capital is growing as last year saw a designated patch of the Bois de Vincennes park dedicated to nudists.

# paris - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron

The French president has been in power for a year, but not everyone is happy with his sweeping social reforms.

# paris - Monday 23 April, 2018

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium

Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.

# paris - Saturday 21 April, 2018

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

# paris - Monday 26 March, 2018

French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack

The woman was stabbed a number of times before her apartment was set on fire.

# paris - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Paris could offer free public transport to everyone to get people out of cars

Paris has previously offered free public transport during particularly bad spells of pollution.

# paris - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma

Customers stranded in airports across the continent have vented at the perceived lack of communication from the airline as to what was going on.

# paris - Friday 16 February, 2018

Robber shot by police after holding up bank near the Champs-Elysee

The police said he had a history of armed robbery.

# paris - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Two men jailed in first trial linked to 2015 Paris attacks

Jihadists massacred 130 people in the Islamic State attacks in Paris in 2015.

# paris - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'There's nowhere to go, he's got an AK47, and we assumed we were going to die either way'

We talked to the three men who foiled the 2015 attempted terror attack on a train to Paris – and who’re now starring in a Clint Eastwood film about what happened.

# paris - Monday 5 February, 2018

'I am not afraid of you', sole surviving Paris attack suspect tells Belgian court

Salah Abdeslam refused to cooperate with authorities today, and wouldn’t allow photos to be taken of him.

# paris - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From The42 Stunning Johnny Sexton drop-goal steals Paris win for Schmidt's Ireland Long Range

Stunning Johnny Sexton drop-goal steals Paris win for Schmidt's Ireland

Joe Schmidt’s men stole the win at the very death, just their third in France since 1972.

Louvre launches new display in hope of reuniting owners with art stolen by Nazis

More than 45,000 stolen objects have been handed back to their rightful owners since World War II.

# paris - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Ian Bailey to face trial in France over Sophie Toscan du Plantier's death

The French woman was found beaten to death outside her holiday home in Cork in 1996.

# paris - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ireland trust officials to help avoid repeat of the last punishing Paris visit

‘I’m sure Nigel Owens and his team will have full control of that.’

# paris - Sunday 28 January, 2018

No cash? No problem - This Paris church now takes bank cards

Starting today, worshippers at Saint-François de Molitor church can use their debit or credit cards to donate.

# paris - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Paris zoo reopens after 50 escaped baboons found

The breakout was first noticed by a zoo worker, who saw the animals gathering in a service corridor.

Paris on high alert as the swollen river Seine creeps higher and higher

Leaks started to appear in some basements yesterday, while some residents on the city’s outskirts were forced to travel by boat through waterlogged streets.

# paris - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From The42 Donnacha Ryan leads the way for Racing against his mates in Munster Influential

Donnacha Ryan leads the way for Racing against his mates in Munster

The 34-year-old lock was instrumental in Racing’s win in Paris.

From The42 Van Graan's Munster left with losing bonus point after absorbing clash in Paris Let It Slip

Van Graan's Munster left with losing bonus point after absorbing clash in Paris

Johann van Graan’s men will be frustrated with the circumstances of their defeat in Paris.