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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts.

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Sporadic clashes break out in latest French 'yellow vest' protests

Sporadic clashes broke out in Paris and other French cities on Saturday during "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
Reuters - Published

'Yellow Vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

French "yellow vest" demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government on Saturday as military units were deployed to help police clamp down..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Paris

'Yellow vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble [Video]'Yellow vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

This week's protests mark the 19th consecutive week the demonstrators have taken to the streets of the French capital. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

'Yellow Vests' March In Paris As Troops Join Police to Prevent Trouble [Video]'Yellow Vests' March In Paris As Troops Join Police to Prevent Trouble

According to Reuters, French “yellow vest” demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Saturday as military units were..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Tutankhamun’s tomb treasures on display in Paris [Video]Tutankhamun’s tomb treasures on display in Paris

Nearly 100 years after the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt, his treasures are touring the globe, making a pit stop in Paris featuring artifacts that have traveled out of Egypt for the first..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

Neymar charged by UEFA for his behaviour following Champions League exit [Video]Neymar charged by UEFA for his behaviour following Champions League exit

VIDEO SHOWS: FILE OF NEYMAR TRAINING; STILLS FROM THE PSG V MANCHESTER UNITED MATCH SHOWS: DOHA, QATAR (JANUARY 14, 2019) (PSG HANDOUT - MUST COURTESY PSG) 1. NEYMAR TRAINING WITH PSG PARIS, FRANCE (

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:46Published

Will Royals Harry and Meghan seek 'normality' for their baby? [Video]Will Royals Harry and Meghan seek 'normality' for their baby?

With the birth of his first child expected next month, Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will have to decide how "normal" a life they want the future seventh-in-line to the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Singapore Forced To Share Dubious Title With Two Other Cities [Video]Singapore Forced To Share Dubious Title With Two Other Cities

The Economist Intelligence Unit recently published their annual report listing the most expensive cities in the world. Singapore has maintained their position at the top of the list for the past five..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

French unions stage day of strikes at Macron policies [Video]French unions stage day of strikes at Macron policies

French unions took to the streets on Tuesday to protest against President Macron's economic policies. As Francis Maguire reports, the demonstrations ramp up pressure on Macron who is also dealing after..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

France Bans Some Yellow Vest Protests After Riot [Video]France Bans Some Yellow Vest Protests After Riot

​France's prime minister said protesters will no longer be able to organize in "the most impacted" neighborhoods in ​​Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

French Prime Minister Plans Security Changes After More Rioting [Video]French Prime Minister Plans Security Changes After More Rioting

Reuters reports France’s prime minister Edouard Philippe is set to present plans on Monday to crack down on rioters following a new bout of violence linked to the yellow vest protest movement...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Parisians Clean Up After More Weekend Rioting On Champs Elysees [Video]Parisians Clean Up After More Weekend Rioting On Champs Elysees

According to Reuters, workers began cleaning up the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday after rioters ransacked stores and restaurants in a new flare-up of violence linked to the yellow vest protest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Ethiopian Airlines Black Box Similar To Lion Air Crash [Video]Ethiopian Airlines Black Box Similar To Lion Air Crash

FILE PHOTO: Men unload a case containing the black boxes from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 outside the headquarters of France's BEA air accident investigation agency in Le Bourget,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:06Published

'Yellow vest' rioting in Paris as anti-Macron protests persist [Video]'Yellow vest' rioting in Paris as anti-Macron protests persist

Violence in French capital as angry protests converge on famed Champs-Elysees avenue for 18th week straight.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:54Published

Paris Jackson Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt [Video]Paris Jackson Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Paris Jackson was hospitalized Saturday following a suicide attempt, TMZ reports. Police source told TMZ medical professionals responded to Paris' L.A. home early Saturday morning to discover that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Rioters set fire to a bank and ransack luxury shops in central Paris [Video]Rioters set fire to a bank and ransack luxury shops in central Paris

Police fired tear gas and water cannons as the yellw vest protests turned violent again after weeks of relative calm and declining numbers of participants.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

Violence Erupts As Yellow Vest Protests Continue In France [Video]Violence Erupts As Yellow Vest Protests Continue In France

​Protesters came out in full force Saturday, throwing smoke bombs at police and even setting large fires.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Violence Flares In France As Yellow Vest Protests Enter Fourth Month [Video]Violence Flares In France As Yellow Vest Protests Enter Fourth Month

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris' renowned shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests against..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victim DNA Tests Could Take Up To 6 Months [Video]Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victim DNA Tests Could Take Up To 6 Months

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, DNA testing on the remains of the 157 passengers on board flight 302 could take up to six months. A team of investigators in Paris continued their work on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Yellow vest protesters set fire to Paris newsstand [Video]Yellow vest protesters set fire to Paris newsstand

French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe as they kicked off their 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published

Violence Returns As France's Yellow Vest Protests Enter Fourth Month [Video]Violence Returns As France's Yellow Vest Protests Enter Fourth Month

According to Reuters, protesters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris’ landmark shopping street, as France’s yellow vest demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron entered their..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Store fronts smashed in 18th weekend of ''Yellow Vests'' protests [Video]Store fronts smashed in 18th weekend of ''Yellow Vests'' protests

"Yellow vest" protesters smashed up store fronts on Paris's chic Champs Elysees, in the 18th weekend of protests. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

French police use water cannon on French police use water cannon on "yellow vest" protesters in Paris

Paris protesters kicked a police van, and police used water cannon on another crowd on the Champs Elysees. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Ethiopia Plane Investigators Go To France [Video]Ethiopia Plane Investigators Go To France

FILE PHOTO: Men unload a case containing the black boxes from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 outside the headquarters of France's BEA air accident investigation agency in Le Bourget,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Black boxes from crashed Ethiopian jet arrive in Paris [Video]Black boxes from crashed Ethiopian jet arrive in Paris

Black boxes from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet are with investigators in Paris. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

 

French military join police to tackle latest 'Yellow Vest' protest

French military forces joined police in Paris on Saturday to tackle the nineteenth consecutive weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
Reuters - Published

Yellow vests banned from Champs-Élysées after riots

yellow vests banned from champs-Élysées after riots
Protesters have been banned from the famed avenue after riots in Paris last weekend.
BBC News - Published

Major exhibit of Tutankhamun artifacts opens in Paris

A new exhibit of artifacts from the tomb of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun is opening in Paris more than 50 years after a similar exhibit set a visitor attendance record that still stands in the..
France 24 - Published

Wales captain Jones named player of Six Nations

wales captain jones named player of six nations
PARIS – Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones was on Friday named player of the 2019 Six Nations after leading his team to a first Grand Slam in seven years. It was Jones' third tournament clean sweep,..
WorldNews - Published

Troops at Yellow Vests Protests May Open Fire If Threatened - Military Chief

troops at yellow vests protests may open fire if threatened - military chief
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Troops mobilized to protect public order at the upcoming Yellow Vests protests in the French capital can go as far as opening fire if their life or the life of people they defend are..
WorldNews - Published

Macron To Host March 26 Meeting With Xi And EU Leaders

macron to host march 26 meeting with xi and eu leaders
French President Emmanuel Macron will host Chinese President Xi Jinping as well as the leaders of Germany and the European Union’s executive arm at a March 26 meeting in Paris to discuss multilateral..
WorldNews - Published

France to deploy soldiers to deal with next protests

france to deploy soldiers to deal with next protests
French soldiers will be deployed Saturday to help guard public buildings, allowing police to focus on dealing with "yellow vest" demonstrators in case of renewed violence in Paris and other cities, the..
WorldNews - Published

France to deploy troops to maintain security during protests

france to deploy troops to maintain security during protests
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain security during yellow vest protests planned this weekend. Macron said..
WorldNews - Published

Brexit delay request will be rejected if no guarantees of deal success: France

brexit delay request will be rejected if no guarantees of deal success: france
PARIS, March 20 (Reuters) - Britain's request for a Brexit delay would be turned down by the EU if Prime Minister Theresa...
WorldNews - Published

France revises 2019 growth target due to "Yellow Vest" protests

france revises 2019 growth target due to yellow vest protests
PARIS, March 19 (Xinhua) -- France has reduced its economic growth target for this year to 1.4 percent from 1.7 percent after the "Yellow Vest" protest movement severely impacted the country's economy,..
WorldNews - Published

Cardinal Barbarin says Pope has refused his offer to resign

cardinal barbarin says pope has refused his offer to resign
PARIS, March 19 (Reuters) - Philippe Barbarin, the French Roman Catholic cardinal convicted...
WorldNews - Published

Paris tops list of world’s most expensive cities

Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world's most expensive cities to live in, a study revealed on Tuesday, with the French capital jumping six places in just two years.
France 24 - Published

World's most expensive cities revealed

world's most expensive cities revealed
Paris comes top of a ranking of the world's most expensive cities, alongside Hong Kong and Singapore.
BBC News - Published

After Paris violence, pressure mounts on Macron's post-debate response

By Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters) - Just when Emmanuel Macron thought he had regained the upper hand over the yellow vest protest movement with his "great debate", the latest flare-up of..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

By Maggie Fick and Tim Hepher ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators probing the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found similarities in vital flight angle data with an aeroplane that came..
Firstpost - Published

France to ban 'yellow vest' protests if violent groups take part - PM

PARIS (Reuters) - France's prime minister said Paris's police chief had been sacked and that the government would shut down "yellow vest" protests if violent groups were identified among the..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

'Yellow Vest' protests: French govt replaces Paris police chief after weekend violence

The French government said Monday it would replace the under-fire head of police in Paris following another weekend of riots that saw shops and restaurants torched and looted on the Champs-Elysées.
France 24 - Published

France to ban Yellow Vest protests in ‘worst hit’ areas if radicals spotted – French PM

france to ban yellow vest protests in ‘worst hit’ areas if radicals spotted – french pm
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Paris could soon ban protests in “worst hit” neighborhoods, after radical protesters turned a Yellow Vests’ demonstration on Champs-Elysees into..
WorldNews - Published

Ban on yellow vest protests in Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse areas

ban on yellow vest protests in paris, bordeaux and toulouse areas
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced a ban on yellow vest protests on Paris’ Champs-Elysees avenue and in two other French cities following riots on...
WorldNews - Published

French police response to ‘Yellow Vest’ violence in spotlight after latest unrest

The government’s failure to keep Paris protests over the weekend from spiralling out of control has put a harsh spotlight on its law enforcement strategy, which makes avoiding injuries a priority..
France 24 - Published

On Paris' Champs Elysees, shattered glass and smoking ruins

It is meant to be one of the world's most elegant streets: more than a kilometer of boutiques, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and fashion outlets vying for tourists' attention. But on Monday, the Champs..
Reuters - Published

France seeks answers after police failed to stop Paris riots

france seeks answers after police failed to stop paris riots
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron summoned top security officials Monday after police failed to contain resurgent rioting during yellow vest protests that transformed a luxurious Paris..
WorldNews - Published

Yellow vest protests: France to tighten Paris security

yellow vest protests: france to tighten paris security
The government is under pressure after businesses were vandalised on Paris's most famous avenue.
BBC News - Published

Eurostar industrial action continues to hit services from Paris

eurostar industrial action continues to hit services from paris
Severe disruption on Paris-to-London services continues on another day of industrial action.
BBC News - Published

French President Macron considers banning protests on Champs Elysees: official

French President Emmanuel Macron is considering banning all demonstrations on the Champs Elysees after "yellow vest" rioters wrecked the iconic Parisian avenue last weekend, an official from the..
Reuters - Published

French govt admits security 'flaws' in Yellow Vest riots

The French government admitted Sunday its security measures had been "insufficient" to stem an arson and looting rampage by black-clad anarchists during a "yellow vest" protest along the famous..
France 24 - Published

Riots on Champs-Élysées: Why violence has become ‘legitimate’ for some Yellow Vests

Paris on Saturday saw a second ultra-violent Yellow Vest protest. Although the rioting has been blamed on extreme elements who have infiltrated the movement, some Yellow Vests have now accepted it as..
France 24 - Published

Paris' historic Saint-Sulpice church briefly catches fire, nobody hurt

Paris's historic Saint-Sulpice church, which was used in the filming of U.S. author Dan Brown's 'Da Vinci Code' bestseller, briefly caught fire on Sunday but firefighters were able to bring the blaze..
Reuters - Published

Parisians clean up after more weekend rioting on Champs Elysees

Workers began cleaning up the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday after rioters ransacked stores and restaurants in a new flare-up of violence linked to the yellow vest protest movement.
Reuters - Published

France's yellow vest protests enter fourth month: Rioters set fire to stores at Champs Elysees, police fire tear gas

Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Saturday, in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his..
Firstpost - Published

AP Top Stories March 16 P

Here's the latest for Saturday, March 16th: French protesters riot in Paris; Many rivers and creeks in the midwest are at record levels; April the giraffe gives birth; Thousands turn out to watch..
USATODAY.com - Published

French protesters attack police in Paris

Police in Paris said that more than 100 people have been arrested amid yellow vest protest violence in the French capital. (March 16)
USATODAY.com - Published

French violence flares as yellow vest protests enter fourth month

By Leigh Thomas and Simon Carraud PARIS (Reuters) - Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris' landmark shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Nearly 50,000 people gather in Paris climate rally

Around 45,000 climate campaigners marched in Paris Saturday to condemn what they called the French government's "inaction" on climate change, according to a media estimate.
France 24 - Published

Paris climate rally draws 45,000 people: media estimate

paris climate rally draws 45,000 people: media estimate
Paris: Around 45,000 climate campaigners marched in Paris Saturday to condemn what they called the French government's "inaction" on climate change, according to a media estimate. Organisers of the..
WorldNews - Published

Bank burns, shops ransacked as Paris yellow vests regroup

bank burns, shops ransacked as paris yellow vests regroup
Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris’s landmark shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France’s yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his..
WorldNews - Published

Paris protesters attack Champs-Elysee businesses

French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe on the 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. (March 16)
USATODAY.com - Published

French rioters set life-threatening fires and clash with police in Paris

French police tried to contain the demonstrators with limited success
CBS News - Published

Ethiopian Airlines: ‘Crash victim DNA tests to take 6 months’

ethiopian airlines: ‘crash victim dna tests to take 6 months’
Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Airlines said on Saturday that DNA testing of the remains of the 157 passengers on board flight 302 may take up to six months as it offered bereaved families charred earth from..
WorldNews - Published

Yellow vest protests: Violence returns to streets of Paris

yellow vest protests: violence returns to streets of paris
French "anti-elitist" protests increase in size - and violence - after weeks of dwindling numbers.
BBC News - Published

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