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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Paris

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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.
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 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 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.
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.
'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 knife attacker was on terror watchlist
The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.
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.
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.
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 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.
This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris
The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.
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 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.
'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.
Robber shot by police after holding up bank near the Champs-Elysee
The police said he had a history of armed robbery.
Two men jailed in first trial linked to 2015 Paris attacks
Jihadists massacred 130 people in the Islamic State attacks in Paris in 2015.
'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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.’
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 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.
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.
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.
French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist
Three suspects have been detained, while two others are still on the run.
Men armed with hatchets steal jewels worth millions from Paris Ritz
Three suspects have been detained, while two others are on the run.
Man charged in Paris over jihadist murder of French police couple
Mohamed Lamine Aberouz has been linked to the Islamic State extremist who claimed the June 2016 attack.
Outrage in Berlin as 'martyrs' art installation includes images of Bataclan and 9/11 attackers
The images of the attackers are included alongside the likes of Martin Luther King.
Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months
He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened.
Scotland fly-half to replace Dan Carter at Racing
Finn Russell has big shoes to fill at the French club.
Paris Hilton claimed that she invented the selfie in 2006 and got absolutely called on it
Factcheck: she did not invent the selfie.
French police officer kills three before taking his own life
He also shot one victim’s sister in the leg and killed the family dog.
Crotty scores New Zealand's 2,000th try as unconvincing All Blacks defeat France in Paris
Steve Hansen’s side were not entirely convincing despite a big win at the Stade de France.
Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army
Leo Varadkar failed to rule out Ireland signing up to a joint defence pact with EU countries.
Funfair operators block Paris roads over plans to end 'tacky' Champs Elysées Christmas market
Paris City Hall confirmed that the market would be blocked this year due to “the mediocre quality of the shows and products sold”.