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Eiffel Tower says ‘Merci’ to health workers fighting coronavirus

Health workers saving lives during the coronavirus outbreak have received a huge show of gratitude with the help of the Eiffel Tower. The Paris landmark...

Passengers evacuated as smoke billows over major railway station in Paris

Police evacuated a major railway station in Paris after a fire engulfed multiple vehicles and sent a large cloud of black smoke over the...

Coronavirus patient dies in Paris hospital

A 60-year-old Frenchman has died of coronavirus in a Paris hospital, the second virus-related death in France. The head of France’s national health service, Jerome...

Man shot dead in Paris after threatening police with knife

A man who lunged at a Paris police patrol with a knife and threatened to kill the officers has been shot dead in the...

Police clear makeshift migrant camps in Paris

French police have dismantled makeshift migrant camps in areas underneath highways in Paris after President Emmanuel Macron’s government pledged to get tough on immigration. Police...

French train strike aimed at Macron’s pension overhaul

Trains have been disrupted and dozens of demonstrations were held across France as unions called a strike over President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed overhaul of...

Police use tear gas in Paris amid array of protests

Paris police have used tear gas to disperse anti-government demonstrators trying to revive the yellow vest movement in France. The French capital was placed under...

Calais migrant camp cleared by police for third day in a row

French police have cleared a Calais migrant camp for the third time in as many days. Officers – some who appeared to be armed with...

Notre Dame still not safe enough for restoration work, says architect

A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral is still not safe enough for restoration work to begin. French television showed the chief architect of...

Yellow vest protests to resume despite Notre Dame fire

A founding leader of the yellow vest movement in France has accused president Emmanuel Macron of exploiting the Notre Dame Cathedral fire for political...

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Putin orders most Russians to stay off work until end of April

President Vladimir Putin has ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking...

‘Quarantine Radio’ is in full effect

Quarantine! Quarantine! Quarantine! This global lockdown has created a lot of boredom for many, but some are finding new ways to be creative using the...

1,500 ventilators a week to roll off UK production lines by May, say manufacturers

At least 1,500 ventilators a week could be rolling off British production lines by the end of the month to help in the fight...

Effectiveness of school closures in historic pandemics put under the microscope

New research has given some insight into the effectiveness of school closures during a pandemic, by studying behaviours during disease outbreaks of the past. A...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...
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