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Suspect arrested after four wounded in Paris knife attack

Paris police say a suspect believed to have wounded four people in a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo...

Eiffel Tower cordoned off after bomb threat

Paris police have blockaded the area around the Eiffel Tower after a bomb threat was phoned in. Police cars and tape surrounded the streets below...

France contemplates local lockdowns as virus figures soar

France recorded almost 10,000 new Covid-19 infections today, its highest ever single-day total, a day before a cabinet meeting that might consider imposing fresh,...

Charlie Hebdo artist seized by gunmen recalls sheer terror during 2015 attack

The Charlie Hebdo caricaturist who was forced at gunpoint to open the satirical newspaper’s door to two al Qaida extremists has described the moments...

Facebook to pay 106 million euros in back taxes to France

Facebook’s French subsidiary has agreed to pay 106 million euros (£94 million) in back taxes and penalties following persistent government efforts to get online...

France mandating masks at all workplaces as virus reawakens

France is now mandating masks in all workplaces, from the Paris business district to factories in the provinces, as it tries to contain growing...

UK confirms anyone travelling to France has to self-isolate after they return

The UK has confirmed that anyone travelling to France, Malta and the Netherlands will have to self-isolate for two-weeks when they return. The government...

Greece welcomes French intervention in eastern Mediterranean

Greece’s prime minister has warmly thanked France for boosting its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean. It comes as Greek and Turkish warships are...

New French PM defends promotion of minister accused of rape

France’s new prime minister has staunchly defended the appointment of a colleague accused of rape as his interior minister, in charge of enforcing French...

Louvre reopens in Paris for first time in four months

Paris’ Louvre Museum, which houses the Mona Lisa, has reopened after a four-month coronavirus lockdown. Face masks were a must and visitor numbers were limited,...

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Johnson calls for increased unity among world leaders to tackle Covid-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has criticised the lack of joined-up thinking from countries around the world in fighting coronavirus, as he called on...

Bruno Fernandes on the spot late on as Brighton pay the ultimate penalty

Bruno Fernandes converted a penalty deep into added time as Manchester United snatched a dramatic 3-2 win from an incident-packed encounter at Brighton. Fernandes coolly...

10 people arrested at central London anti-lockdown demonstrations

UK Police have confirmed 10 people had been arrested and four officers injured following clashes at anti-lockdown demonstrations in central London. Thousands of people massed...

Breonna Taylor’s family demand release of body camera footage

Breonna Taylor’s family have demanded Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led...

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters break into German mine

Hundreds of anti-coal activists have entered a mine in western Germany to protest against the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels. Environmentalists object to...
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