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French minister orders probe into police who forced migrants from Paris camp

France’s interior minister ordered an internal police investigation after officers were filmed tossing migrants out of tents while evacuating a protest camp in Paris. Aid...

Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases

Hospitals in France’s capital are near to capacity with an upsurge in Covid-19 patients. In Paris, 84 people with coronavirus died in the region’s hospitals,...

Suspect shot dead by police after teacher decapitated near Paris

A history teacher who opened a discussion with students on caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Mohammed has been decapitated in a street near Paris, a...

France sets 9pm curfew on cities amid rising Covid infections

President Emmanuel Macron has announced that 18 million French citizens in nine regions, including in Paris, will face a curfew starting on Saturday and...

Paris bars to close as virus alert is raised to maximum

French authorities placed the Paris region on maximum virus alert on Monday, banning festive gatherings and requiring all bars to close but allowing restaurants...

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...

Egyptian authorities arrest doctors and silence critics amid pandemic

Egyptian security agencies have tried to stifle criticism over the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s handling of the rising coronavirus crisis. At least 10...

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...

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