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Gustave Eiffel's cannon to go under the hammer

Paris - A miniature cannon which sat on Gustave Eiffel's desk in the Paris tower that bears his name is to go under the hammer, auction house Christie's said Tuesday.

Strike over long queues shuts Eiffel Tower for second day

Paris - The Eiffel Tower was turning away tourists for a second day on Thursday as workers pressed a strike over a new access policy which they say is causing unacceptably long wait times for visitors.

Strike over long lines shuts Eiffel Tower for second day

Paris - The Eiffel Tower was turning away tourists for a second day on Thursday as workers pressed a strike over a new access policy which they say is causing unacceptably long wait times for visitors.

Eiffel Tower shut in dispute over 'monstrous' queues

Paris - Staff at the Eiffel Tower shut down the Paris landmark on Wednesday afternoon in protest over a new access policy which they say is generating "monstrous" queues for tourists.

Eiffel Tower strike looms over long lines

Paris - Eiffel Tower workers are planning to strike this week over a new access policy for visitors which they say is generating "monstruous" waits at the famous tourist landmark, union officials said Monday.

Eiffel Tower to go dark after Kabul bombing

Paris - The Eiffel Tower will cut its lights on Saturday night to commemorate those killed and wounded in a devastating ambulance bombing in Kabul, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter.

Knifeman arrested at Eiffel Tower 'wanted to kill soldier': source

Paris - A man arrested at the Eiffel Tower after brandishing a knife in front of tourists and security forces has told investigators he wanted to kill a soldier, sources close to the case told AFP on Sunday.

Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower

Paris - French police arrested an intruder brandishing a knife at the Eiffel Tower on Saturday night which led the monument to be evacuated, sources said.

Paris's Eiffel Tower to go dark for Kabul bombing victims

Paris - The lights at the Eiffel Tower will be switched off Wednesday night to honour the scores of victims from the huge truck bomb that struck Afghanistan's capital, the Paris mayor said.

Eiffel Tower blacks out for Aleppo

Paris - The lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris were switched off on Wednesday to show support for the people of the shattered Syrian city of Aleppo.

Eiffel Tower closed Monday after Euro 2016 clashes

Paris - The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public on Monday after clashes between fans and police at the Paris landmark during the Euro 2016 final, its operator said.

Eiffel Tower reopens after staff walk out over pickpockets

Paris - Paris's iconic Eiffel Tower was shut to tourists for several hours on Friday as staff walked off the job to protest a surge in gangs of pickpockets roaming around the monument.

Eiffel Tower goes dark in tribute to Paris attack victims

Paris - France's iconic Eiffel Tower was plunged into darkness late Thursday in a sombre tribute to the 12 people killed in the attack on the Paris satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Eiffel Tower to go dark in tribute to Paris attack victims

Paris - France's iconic Eiffel Tower is to go dark late Thursday in a sombre tribute to the 12 people killed in the attack on the Paris satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

Eiffel Tower dazzles with ultra-modern glass floor

Paris - Visitors at the Eiffel Tower were left giddy Monday as the mayor unveiled a new glass floor on Paris's best-known landmark, offering millions of tourists another perspective on the world's most-visited city.

Banquet Against Hunger held at Eiffel Tower

Paris - It was a banquet without food, as thousands of empty plates next to the Eiffel Tower represented people going without meals.

Lights out at Eiffel Tower

Part of "Five Minutes of Respite for the Planet" campaign.

Eiffel Tower Made of 7464 Matches (23 photos)

The height of the structure is 3,3 ft (1 meter) and it consits of 15 000 different details made from 7464 matches.

US designer to rival Eiffel Tower with Paris skyscraper

US architect Thom Mayne -- a rebel known for his love of risk-taking -- has been chosen to build Paris's tallest-ever skyscraper.
 

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