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Statues related to France’s colonial era daubed in paint

Two Paris statues related to France’s colonial era were daubed with red paint amid a global movement to take down monuments to figures tied...

Notre Dame forecourt opens to public a year after blaze damaged cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral’s forecourt has opened to the public for the first time since the devastating fire of April 15 last year. The body overseeing...

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...

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Man held on UK-bound flight on suspicion of stabbing police in Hong Kong protest

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