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# Paris

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# 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.
# Gas Leak
Fourth person confirmed dead in Paris bakery explosion after body found in rubble
Two firefighters and a Spanish tourist were also killed in the explosion yesterday.
# medellín
Colombia-themed bar in Paris where waiters wear bullet-proof vests accused of glamorising drug trade
Medellin opened last November near the Champs-Elysees.
# Gas Leak
Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery
Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle a fire at the bakery before the explosion happened.
# Paris
Former pro boxer arrested after attack on police officers during Paris yellow vest protest
The ex-boxer has been identified by French media as 37-year-old Christophe Dettinger.
# gilet jaunes
France's 'yellow vest' protesters return to the streets
Around a thousand protesters gathered on the Champs-Elysees in central Paris.
# Panic
Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2 evacuated after people holding 'airsoft' guns cause panic
Passengers were evacuated from Terminal 2 for around 45 minutes after the incident.
# Perpignan
Driver killed after car crashes at 'yellow vest' roadblock in southern France
There have now been ten deaths related to the protests since they began.
# yellow vest
France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum on decisive weekend
An estimated 66,000 people took to the streets across France yesterday.
# Protests
France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions
In a bid to end the protests, Macron has cancelled the planned fuel tax hikes and offered a rise in the minimum wage.
# Protests
Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France
Protesters set fire to cars, burned barricades and smashed windows in pockets of violence across the city.
# PARIS 2019
England, Scotland drawn alongside Japan in same Women's World Cup group
World champions United States are drawn alongside Sweden, Thailand and Chile.
# gilets jaunes
Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 481 people had been detained in Paris.
# Paris
Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot
A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.
Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests
The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to citizens in France.
# gilets jaunes
Eiffel Tower among landmarks to close as Paris braced for fresh violence this weekend
The protests have escalated into the biggest crisis of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency.
# John Dowling
'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
The 66 year-old was killed at around 12:00pm yesterday outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.
# France
Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
The French Minister for Higher Education confirmed that the man had been killed.
# Paris riots
French Prime Minister suspends fuel hikes in bid to end 'yellow vest' protests
Hundreds were arrested last weekend when protests turned into street clashes in Paris.
# Winner alright
Norwegian striker Hegerberg makes history by winning first women's Ballon d'Or
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.
# France
The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters
Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.
# yellow jackets
'Wish for dialogue': France considers state of emergency over anti-government protests
263 people were injured nationwide and a trail of destruction was left around the French capital yesterday.
# Champs Elysees
At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris
Clashes between police and demonstrators broke out after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe.
# zebo
'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'
Simon Zebo is settling happily into life in Paris but still harbours hopes of playing for Ireland.
# Paris
PSG striker's apartment robbed while he was playing against Liverpool
The thiefs took around €600,000 worth of jewels and handbags from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s apartment.
# En Marche
Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters
Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.
# armistice
Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'
The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.
# Paris
French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun
The teenager has been charged after brandishing the fake weapon at his teacher in class.
# suftum
Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92
The scrum-half is missing due to a shoulder injury.