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Paris stabbings were act of Islamist terrorism, says minister

A double stabbing outside the former Paris offices of a satirical newspaper where dozens were killed in 2015 is an “act of Islamist terrorism”,...

Suspect arrested after Paris knife attack near Charlie Hebdo offices

At least two people have been wounded in a knife attack near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris and...

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,...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo declares victory after French municipal elections

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has declared victory in her fight to win re-election in the French capital. Ms Hidalgo, a Socialist Party member, beat conservative...

Parisians pack cafes after surprise lockdown easing announcement from President Macron

  Paris is rediscovering its joie de vivre, as cafes and restaurants reopen for the first time since coronavirus forced them to close on March...

Thousands stage rally in French capital against police brutality

Thousands of people have gathered in Paris to denounce police brutality and discrimination. Shouts rose from the largely black crowd as a group of white...

Stolen Banksy artwork honouring Bataclan victims found in Italy

Italian authorities have recovered a stolen artwork by Banksy that was painted as a tribute to the victims of the 2015 terror attack at...

Paris police fire tear gas as George Floyd protests spread around the world

Riot police in Paris have fired tear gas as scattered protesters pelted them with debris and set fires during an unauthorised demonstration against racial...

Notre Dame Cathedral work site refitted for virus safety

Workers are refitting the construction site at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral to protect staff from coronavirus and allow clean-up efforts at the Paris landmark...

European Athletics Championships in Paris cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

The European Athletics Championships scheduled for Paris in August has become the latest high-profile event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. A local...

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Tougher lockdown measures for large parts of England

Bans on people mixing with other households in any setting will be introduced in large parts of north-east England due to coronavirus cases continuing...

Premier League confirms 10 coronavirus cases after latest round of testing

Ten positive coronavirus results were returned during the latest round of Premier League testing. Positive cases of Covid-19 in the top flight are on the...

JK Rowling expresses gratitude after literary luminaries write supportive letter

JK Rowling has expressed her gratitude after playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and actress Frances Barber signed a letter saying she is a victim of...

Alicia Keys on Breonna Taylor death: There is no justice

Earlier this month, Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron announced a grand jury had indicted an officer, Brett Hankison, for shooting into neighbouring apartments, but...

US judge temporarily blocks TikTok ban

A US judge has temporarily blocked an order which would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from smartphone app stores in the...
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