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Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests
# DFA
# DFA

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests

Dec 7th 2018, 9:40 PM 24,152 Views 51 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to citizens in France.

Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend

Dec 6th 2018, 10:26 PM 17,340 Views 44 Comments

The protests have escalated into the biggest crisis of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.

'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
# John Dowling
# John Dowling

'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

Dec 6th 2018, 7:34 AM 17,779 Views 8 Comments

The 66 year-old was killed at around 12:00pm yesterday outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.

Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
# France
# France

Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

Dec 5th 2018, 5:54 PM 88,101 Views 18 Comments

The French Minister for Higher Education confirmed that the man had been killed.

French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests
# Paris Riots
# Paris Riots

French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests

Updated Dec 4th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,047 Views 95 Comments

Hundreds were arrested last weekend when protests turned into street clashes in Paris.

Norwegian striker Hegerberg makes history by winning first women's Ballon d'Or
# Winner Alright
From The42
# Winner Alright

Norwegian striker Hegerberg makes history by winning first women's Ballon d'Or

Dec 3rd 2018, 9:45 PM 8,268 Views 10 Comments

The 23-year-old saw off competition from players like Danish star Pernille Harder, of German club VfL Wolfsburg, and Brazil’s Marta to win the award.

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters
# France
# France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:17 PM 12,782 Views 40 Comments

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

'Wish for dialogue': France considers state of emergency over anti-government protests
# Yellow Jackets
# Yellow Jackets

'Wish for dialogue': France considers state of emergency over anti-government protests

Updated Dec 2nd 2018, 7:00 PM 24,751 Views 95 Comments

263 people were injured nationwide and a trail of destruction was left around the French capital yesterday.

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris
# Champs Elysees
# Champs Elysees

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris

Updated Dec 1st 2018, 4:44 PM 22,096 Views 69 Comments

Clashes between police and demonstrators broke out after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe.

'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'
# Zebo
From The42
# Zebo

'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'

Nov 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 63,268 Views 81 Comments

Simon Zebo is settling happily into life in Paris but still harbours hopes of playing for Ireland.

PSG striker's apartment robbed while he was playing against Liverpool
# Paris
From The42
# Paris

PSG striker's apartment robbed while he was playing against Liverpool

Nov 29th 2018, 5:18 PM 9,801 Views 13 Comments

The thiefs took around €600,000 worth of jewels and handbags from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s apartment.

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters
# En Marche
# En Marche

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Nov 24th 2018, 10:38 AM 12,364 Views 39 Comments

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'
# Armistice
# Armistice

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

Nov 12th 2018, 7:58 AM 43,962 Views 67 Comments

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun
# Paris
# Paris

French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun

Oct 22nd 2018, 9:05 AM 9,887 Views 0 Comments

The teenager has been charged after brandishing the fake weapon at his teacher in class.

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92

Oct 20th 2018, 9:30 AM 5,684 Views 8 Comments

The scrum-half is missing due to a shoulder injury.

A new Löw: Germany set record for defeats in a calendar year following France loss in Paris
# Poor Form
From The42
# Poor Form

A new Löw: Germany set record for defeats in a calendar year following France loss in Paris

Oct 17th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,784 Views 3 Comments

After a disastrous World Cup, Die Mannschaft have continued their poor run of form.

Ex-bodyguard sued over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery
# Diamond Robbery
# Diamond Robbery

Ex-bodyguard sued over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery

Oct 4th 2018, 11:00 PM 30,639 Views 0 Comments

She was robbed in October 2016.

Ryder Cup winners left egos at door, says vice-captain McDowell
# A United Group
From The42
# A United Group

Ryder Cup winners left egos at door, says vice-captain McDowell

Oct 2nd 2018, 11:17 AM 5,926 Views 8 Comments

Europe overcame USA by seven-point margin in Paris at the weekend.

'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats
# Team USA
From The42
# Team USA

'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats

Sep 29th 2018, 6:27 PM 7,932 Views 8 Comments

Woods was the star attraction this week in France after capping an incredible comeback season after injury with his first title since 2013 last weekend.

Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup
From The42
# Ryder Cup

Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup

Sep 29th 2018, 5:13 PM 21,777 Views 13 Comments

Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari again starred for the hosts at Le Golf National.

Father of boy saved by 'Spiderman' from French balcony convicted for negligence
# Spiderman
# Spiderman

Father of boy saved by 'Spiderman' from French balcony convicted for negligence

Sep 25th 2018, 10:33 PM 42,926 Views 23 Comments

Mamoudou Gassama was propelled to global stardom after footage showing him rescue the boy went viral.

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

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

Sep 25th 2018, 2:17 PM 4,154 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 20th 2018, 3:23 PM 23,119 Views 0 Comments

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

Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris
# Outrage
# Outrage

Five people charged with murder of transgender prostitute in Paris

Aug 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,635 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 6:10 PM 33,612 Views 66 Comments

The man was was “neutralised” by police.

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

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

Aug 17th 2018, 6:02 AM 33,827 Views 22 Comments

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

Brawl between French rappers delays flights at Paris airport
# Rap Battle
# Rap Battle

Brawl between French rappers delays flights at Paris airport

Aug 1st 2018, 9:45 PM 25,352 Views 31 Comments

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
# Quel Dommage
# Quel Dommage

Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan

Aug 1st 2018, 9:15 PM 17,562 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 27th 2018, 10:12 PM 15,783 Views 0 Comments

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

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm
# Air China
# Air China

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

Jul 26th 2018, 9:25 PM 13,879 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 16th 2018, 8:40 PM 38,039 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:05 AM 24,653 Views 18 Comments

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

Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter
# Great Escape
# Great Escape

Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter

Jul 1st 2018, 12:48 PM 55,716 Views 38 Comments

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
# Jump Around
# Jump Around

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

Jul 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 21,176 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 17th 2018, 6:13 PM 108,081 Views 126 Comments

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

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Jun 15th 2018, 10:12 PM 29,350 Views 63 Comments

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

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings
# Rats Out
# Rats Out

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings

Jun 11th 2018, 10:05 PM 25,613 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

May 29th 2018, 2:00 PM 39,329 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

May 28th 2018, 1:02 PM 163,294 Views 133 Comments

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

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist
# Rampage
# Rampage

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

May 13th 2018, 11:17 AM 38,165 Views 53 Comments

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